Sierra Luxury Log Home is a spacious and upscale two-story home, built in 2007 on a quiet 5.5 acre gated property in the Sierra foothills. From this home between Mariposa and Oakhurst there is convenient access to both the west and south entrances of Yosemite Park. Enjoy 3000 sq. ft. of living space, including three bedrooms and four full bathrooms. Each bedroom has its own adjoining bathroom. This home sleeps 11 comfortably, with one king and two queen size beds, a queen size sleeper couch, and a full size sleeper couch with an additional day bed that are part of the seating area in the great room. (Folding mattresses with bedding are available for larger groups of up to 14.) Hi-speed WIFI is provided, so bring your devices!
The view from the elevated wraparound deck includes Indian Peak, the Sierra foothills and beautiful forested surroundings. The deck has plenty of seating and 2 outdoor dining tables. Renters are welcome to walk this large groomed property that is bordered by the East Fork of the Chowchilla River (a seasonal creek). You can also hike or bicycle for miles on the very quiet country road that adjoins the property. This home is at 2800 ft. in elevation. Our well-maintained outdoor hot tub seats 7 adults comfortably.
There are beautiful granite counter tops in the kitchen and all of the bathrooms. All tubs and showers have tiled surrounds. The spacious fully-equipped kitchen has stainless steel appliances, and includes everything you'll need for preparing and serving your meals. Comfort is assured with forced air heating and air conditioning throughout. Two instant on-demand water heaters insure that you'll never run out of hot water, even when using the hot tub. Land line phones provided.
The dining table seats up to 10. Four more can be seated at the breakfast bar. The spacious great room has a high vaulted ceiling, plenty of comfortable seating, and over-sized windows. There is a gas fireplace and a large flat screen TV for viewing satellite TV or DVDs from our large collection. The owners have hunted big game on safaris to Africa (donating the meat to charity) and several exotic mounts adorn the room.
The large master bedroom suite and a second bedroom suite are upstairs. The third bedroom suite is downstairs, where you'll also find a comfortable den with a large TV and a game area that includes board games, puzzles, toys and an electric air hockey table for some family fun. The 4th bathroom is accessible from the den. There are 4 TVs in the home, located in the great room, den, master bedroom and downstairs bedroom.
We think this home is in the perfect spot! It's a great location, midway between Mariposa and Oakhurst. Both Mariposa and Oakhurst are great areas for travelers, but with differing amenities and feel. Mariposa, 13 miles away, is picturesque and smaller. It's the closest town to the west entrance of Yosemite Park and the famous Yosemite Valley. (The west entrance is 41 miles from this rental home.) Oakhurst, 19 miles away, is the closest town to the south entrance of Yosemite (The south entrance is 35 miles from this rental home). Just inside the south entrance is the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias and the Wawona area with it's huge historic Wawona Hotel/restaurant, natural swimming areas, pleasant hikes and Pioneer Yosemite History Center. Weekly BBQ (all-you-can-eat) picnics are served on the lawn of the Wawona Hotel on Saturday evenings all summer. Oakhurst has additional amenities like a multiplex movie theater and a multitude of shopping venues, grocery stores and dining choices. It is also near the Sugar Pine Railroad (a historic full-size steam locomotive providing narrated family-oriented excursions through the mountain slopes). On the way home from the south entrance, visit picturesque Bass Lake (23 miles from this rental home), with its many sandy beaches, hiking opportunities, boat rentals and restaurants. Bass Lake water is a perfect temperature for swimming in the summer.