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Family Friendly Mountain Getaway ~ Free WiFi ~ With Golf Course with Views!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,450 sq ft
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Located in Groveland California in a gated community called Pine Mountain Lake

Our "Pine Mountain Getaway" is located in the private gated community of Pine Mountain Lake in Groveland California. Our 3 bedroom 2 bath chalet offers accommodations for 8 people. Overlooking the 11th hole of a Championship golf course and within walking distance to Dunn Court Beach - just one of three beaches on the lake. Yosemite National Park is a quick 26 miles to the entrance and another scenic 23 miles to Yosemite Valley. You can reach many of the historical landmarks within 45 to 90 minutes from our cabin.

As you open the front door, you are greeted by an open, spacious living room, kitchen & dining area. This main floor has 2 bedrooms (1 king & 1 queen), full bathroom and washer & dryer. Upstairs has 1 large bedroom (1 queen & twin/trundle beds), full bathroom and a spacious kid-friendly bonus room equipped with a 55-inch flat screen TV, DVD player & movies, a Foosball table and a table ideal for board games, puzzles or just taking in the view of the golf course. Direct TV and free WiFi is also available.

The covered deck, located off the kitchen/dining area is equipped with a BBQ and a dining table for 6. Additional seating is available. Sit back and relax facing the 11th hole and enjoy the action watching the golfers or the deer grazing on the greens.

Groveland is a historic mining town, and also home to a great downtown that includes a park, library, museum, shops, restaurants, and the Iron Door Saloon. Which is said to be California's oldest continuously operating saloon. Nearby attractions include Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows, Hetch Hetchy, Mariposa Grove, Lake Don Pedro, Mercer Caverns, Columbia State Park and the historic areas of Sonora & Jamestown. There is a shuttle to Yosemite from Groveland. It's called YARTS. You can get additional information about the schedule and fairs on their website.

We hope that our guests enjoy our Getaway as much as we do. We recently remodeled our cabin with all the necessities you can ask for. We welcome you to stay, relax and enjoy what Pine Mountain Lake has to offer. You can find more information about PML on their website at

More Details

Debi and Vineet Gupta
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

About Debi and Vineet Gupta

We're a family of 4 who looks for fun & yet relaxing vacation spots. We discovered Pine Mountain Lake during our own VRBO experience in 2013. Pine Mountain Lake has so many amenities that we all can enjoy. We knew we needed to be apart of this great community and we're so glad we did!

Debi and Vineet Gupta purchased this chalet in 2014

Why Debi and Vineet Gupta chose Groveland

We chose this location because within a few hours we are out of the hustle & bustle of the bay area and into the peaceful retreat of the mountains. There is so much to do here that satisfies all of us, golfing, the lake, the stables and of course Yosemite along with all the other historical surrounding areas. In fact we love it so much that we were able to purchase another cabin in May 2017. Please take a look at our Mountain Hideaway

What makes this chalet unique

Our Pine Mountain Getaway is just that. A Getaway to enjoy the mountains and all the amenities that Pine Mountain Lake has to offer. We like to think that we have provided our guests with all the comforts one would expect in a home away from home. We hope you find it relaxing and enjoyable.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Best vacation rental for families with kids. Beside the crib and high chair there are toys, books and games so the kids had such a great time (even a gate in the stairs). The house is so well organized and equipped with everything that you need for your stay and they thought of every little detail!!!

Thank you for a great time :)
Oct 2016
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Groveland Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • A $30 entry fee per vehicle is charged at the main gate upon check-in. You must provide the driver's name of each vehicle prior to arrival.
  • Please respect the speed the maximum speed limit of 25 mph inside PML.
  • Quiet times are 10pm to 7am & must be observed. PML is a residential recreational community. Please be sensitive that not all people are on vacation.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - main floor bath
    Bathroom 2 - 2nd floor bath
  • Each bathroom provides necessities such as bath soap, shampoo/conditioner, toilet paper and hairdryer. Towels are also provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Sleeps 2. On main floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Sleeps 2. On main floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Sleeps 4. Upper floor. Trundle pulls out from under twin bed
    Bonus Room / Family Room - Large screen TV, DVD, movies, games, Foosball table, no beds
  • Bedrooms are provided with bed sheets at no charge. Pack-n-play is available. Bonus room has no beds, & is not intended for extra sleeping space
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
blender, food processor, griddle, slow cooker, pantry items, picnic items, beach "stuff": beach towels, chairs, blanket, sand toys, umbrella, coolers


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Family Friendly Mountain Getaway ~ Free WiFi ~ With Golf Course with Views!
average rating of 4.946429 based on 62 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The house was fantastic. It had everything you need. Fully equipped. Everything you would ever need in the kitchen and more. We loved the view of the golf course and played golf every day. It’s so perfect for couples. We had the downstairs and our friends had the whole upstairs. My husband is handicapped and the bottom floor was flat and perfect for him. We had such a nice time relaxing in the morning on the deck having our coffee and seeing so many deer. Just beautiful. The hosts were great, answered all my questions immediately. We will be back for sure. Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in Groveland / Yosemite. The property was well furnished and the owners were accommodative. Would definitely recommend to others planning a Yosemite trip.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful property and owner!

  • 5 of 5

My third stay at Mountain Getaway! So lovely up there and Debi does such a great job arranging everything. Cosy , clean and comfortable and there is everything you could possibly need. And they are still upgrading the property! Thank you.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this property because it was a 1.5 hr drive to the entrance of Yosemite (2hr to some the of main hikes) From the moment we booked this rental, the owner has been very prompt in answering questions and very helpful. GPS is not very accurate around that area and the directions provided by Debi were very easy to follow. We went as a family of 7 and everyone quickly made themselves at home. It was very clean and organized. It had everything we needed to make our meals at home and there's a grocery store right around the corner that has everything! We loved to sit out on the deck and enjoy the deer running around. I would highly recommend this rental! Great experience.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sweet cottage - fully equipped

  • 5 of 5

Pine Mountain Getaway was a home-away-from-home for my family visiting CA from AL and NJ. We wanted to find a place near to Yosemite for exploration and resting. The home was a sweet place to rest and reunion - play at the lake, watch deer, and enjoy the views and weather from the back porch.

We really appreciated the generosity of the owners through their thorough organization of ideas, details, and amenities - as well as the small touches throughout the house to make the home cozy, welcoming and usable. Since we were on a long trip from home it made travel very easy.

The kitchen and bathroom extras were helpful too since we didn't have to buy everything at the local food store (like condiments, paper products, and other items).

The house was cozy, warm, and welcoming.

If you're interested in visiting Yosemite - I would make the small note that Groveland is still a good distance away from Yosemite Valley and Glacier Point. We drove 1 hour - 1hr30min each way several times into the park throughout our visit. There aren't many options closer (unless you're able to stay in Yosemite Valley itself) but be advised that 20+miles to the main gate actually means 40-50+ miles to the main sight seeing areas on winding slow-going roads. In balance, it was good to have things (kayaking, golfing, canoeing) at the Pine Mountain Getaway community so we could rest in between.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely wonderful and totally relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at the Pine Mountain Getaway. In addition to it being a beautiful home with gorgeous surroundings, it fits two families of four very comfortably. Debi and Vinny took care of all the details. They had everything we needed, and some items that we forgot. We swam in the lake one day and had lunch at the Marina Beach Cafe. It was so relaxing! The next day we drove to Yosemite, and hiked up Vernal Falls. We had a wonderful time. Thank you for the providing the venue for our outstanding weekend away!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Pine Mountain Lake Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Lounge at The Grill or in the town of Grovelan
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Miles
Water taxi available at beaches for a daily fee
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Pine Mountain Golf Course (to entrance)
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 120
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Grill Restaurant & Lounge, Pine Mountain Lake
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Badger Pass or Dodge Ridge
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Dunn Court Beach, less than a 10 minute walk
Car: recommended

~ Dunn Court beach is a short walk with BBQ grills, grass picnic area, sandy beach, swim docks and rest rooms; No lifeguard on duty. 2 additional beaches: Main Marina & Lake Lodge. Fisherman's Cove is fishing only and no swimming.

~ Water Taxi rides are available for a fee from 10 am to 6 pm daily (with the last departure from the Marina at 5 pm) May 9 – Sept. 7th.

~ Hiking Trails: UNIT 14 & 16 - Over 5 miles of hiking trails.

Green belt hiking trail (unit 3 & 4) - 1.5 mile loop with over 20 interpretive signs

~ Yosemite National Park: about a 45 min drive to the West entrance of Yosemite. It's another 1/2 hour from the gate to the valley floor.

~ Badger Pass Ski Area in Yosemite just 1 hr 30 mins east

~ Dodge Ridge Ski Area just 2 hrs north on Hwy 108

~ Mar-Val Grocery Store located in Groveland, stocks lots of fresh vegetables, fruits and has a meat counter.

~ Pine Mountain Lake charges an entry fee of $30 per vehicle. All vehicles will pay $30 each at the main gate upon check-in. This fee allows you in and out prevledges for your entire stay. You must provide the driver's name of each vehicle prior to check-in. No vehicles will be allowed to enter Pine Mountain Lake without prior authorization from the homeowner.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135

Pine Mountain Lake charges an entry fee of $30 per vehicle. All vehicles will pay $30 each at the main gate upon check-in. This fee allows you in and out privileges for your entire stay. You must provide the driver's name of each vehicle prior to check-in. No vehicles will be allowed to enter Pine Mountain Lake without prior authorization from the homeowner.

The Deposit is fully refundable 30 days prior to Check-In.

Refundable damage deposit will be refunded within 7 days after check-out provided no incidentals occurred during your stay.
The following reasons could result as reduction in your refund:

Any incidentals occurred during your stay. For example but not limited to:

~ any On-Demand purchases

~ excessive internet usage
Unlimited wifi is not available. It is not intended for cloud backups, or large downloads to smartphone or personal devices. This includes Netflix, Hulu or other large downloads of data

~ more than 8 guests
Our Pine Mountain Getaway is designed for 8 guests maximum, no exceptions. Your deposit will be forfeited if more than 8 guests are discovered during your stay.

~ evidence of smoking or pets
Our cabin is a non smoking, no pet home. Evidence of smoking or pets will forfeit your deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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