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Imoto Inn - Ockenden Ranch - Wifi - No Booking Fees Or Taxes

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom + Loft, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps up to 8

All the luxuries of home and more can be found in this tri-level premium home in Ockenden Ranch. Upon entering the cabin on the main floor, which is surrounded by pine trees, you'll notice the vaulted ceiling, beautiful wood flooring and gorgeous granite countertops in the kitchen. The house is tastefully decorated with outdoor themes, and we've done our best to make sure anything you might want while on vacation is already in the house.

The house is over 2,000 sq ft., with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a half bathroom in the basement. The cabin has WIFI, Dish TV, four flat screen TV's , four DVD players, and surround sound (including speakers for the backyard). The cabin sleeps up to 8 comfortably.

The home has a washer and dryer, as well as a kitchen that is fully equipped and stocked with many extras, such as crock pots, a rice pot and a griddle. All equipment is high quality and any chef will love it. The dining table seats six comfortably, but will extend to seat eight.

Be sure to pack your graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate bars as there's a fire pit in the backyard with wood and roasting sticks to enjoy on the cool evenings; the house backs up to the forest for privacy.

The patio table on the back deck seats six, and there are eight chairs located around the fire pit. In the summer, string lights festively light up the backyard. A briquette Weber grill and propane heater are on the back deck.

When it snows, there are two snow hills directly behind the house (there are sleds and saucer discs for use upon request). In the summer, there's a hiking trail and biking options. But no matter the season, don't be surprised if you wake up to see a small family of deer out the kitchen and back patio windows.

The town of Shaver Lake is a two minute drive and the lake is about six minutes away. China Peak is about 25 minutes away.

More Details

Carolyn Imoto
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Carolyn Imoto

Owners met at Fresno State and have been married for 41 years. We are big Bulldog fans.

We have a son, daughter, and two grandsons. We have resided in Visalia since 1979 and find the drive to Shaver Lake relaxing, and we love to fish. Our favorite time is when it snows and we can sled the two snow hills out back.

Mrs I. spent the summers at a young age camping at Dinkey Creek, fishing, riding our Honda 90s, and swimming in Honeymoon Pool.

We hope you enjoy your stay at our cabin and find all the fun activities Shaver Lake has ready for you this summer or winter.

Carolyn Imoto purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Carolyn Imoto chose Shaver Lake

Upon selling our condo, we found this amazing, high tech cabin, and it was everything we wanted. Lee's Stereo of Visalia put in the system for 4 televisions, DVDs, and surround sound. Having speakers on the back patio helps create a fun and relaxing atmosphere. All the furniture is from Salmon's of Hanford and is beautiful, high quality, and so comfortable.

What makes this cabin unique

Imoto Inn has a whole house water filter for clean drinking water.

Cabin is perfect for families; equipped with safety gates, pak'n plays and high chair. Lots of toddler toys too.

The fire pit - who doesn't enjoy roasting hotdogs and marshmallows?

The parking pad (for two cars) is very useful and is cleaned by snow plows in the winter.

There are many places to hang out in the house (loft, main living room, back patio and fire pit, and basement); it's a lot bigger than it looks.


Granite Ridge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Bathroom 1 on main level-walk in shower Bathroom 2 on second floor has shower and tub. Toilet seat also has toddler seat attached. Bathroom 3 is in the movie room and is a half bath. Hair Dryers are in two bathrooms.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Imoto Inn - Ockenden Ranch - Wifi - No Booking Fees Or Taxes
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Lots of Snow

  • 4 of 5

My grandchildren had never been to the snow. We decided to take a family mini vacation and were lucky enough to find the Imoto Inn. There were a total of 8 of us, including our 1 year old grandson, and there was plenty of sleeping space for all of us. My grandchildren, ages 10 and 12 got up in the morning, went out the door and were able to play in the snow all day while I sat on the deck and watched them. They were able to come in to get warm and go right back out to play.

We decided to leave early because there was a storm coming in early Sunday morning and we were afraid that we would be snowed in.

The entire family had a good time and have already asked if we could do this again next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The Imoto Inn was perfect for our group of 8. The only minor issue we had was the temperature in the basement made it so we had to move the older kids to the 2nd floor. It was mighty cold down there. Carolyn is very thorough and makes sure her guests are well prepared including a perfect welcome basket. Thanks for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We rented this cabin for a quick weekend trip and were very pleased with it. The house was very comfortable and clean. We were able to go sledding on the hill right behind the house which made snow play easy with three kids. The loft area was perfect for my kids and having kid toys in the loft area kept them busy when we needed a break from the snow. We loved our stay and hope to rent it again in a few months.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was a great experience, this cabin was so clean and cozy!!! Lots of extras we weren't expecting, we will definitely want to return again!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our holiday trip was awesome! thanks for our welcome letter and basket!

  • 5 of 5

The owners of the immoto Inn, went all out, to ensure we felt welcome in there lovely home! Hope to see you next year! CathyCooper & Family

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Home away from Home!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast!, took my daughters and their families, 8 total. The accommodations where perfect! Close drive to the lake, quiet community yet the forest in back makes you feel like your all alone in the wilderness. The kitchen was GREAT!!!! Fully stocked, my daughters n I, enjoyed cooking the family meals without skiping a beat, they have every gadget (upper end) one needs, so very nice. The beds where so comfy! The men got to watch a Football game during our stay and the surround sound to the outdoors, was a nice surprise and very much appreciated while they did not miss a thing as they bbq'd. The instructions to the use of items, tv, garbage, lock boxes where very clear and detailed. Highly recommend, great for families with older children.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Fresno yosemite
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Shaver Lake Pizza
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
China Peak
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Dora Bella Campground

Huntington Lake at 100% and Shaver Lake at 100%water capacity. Shaver Lake museum in Edison campgrounds. **Cabin does not have Boat Parking. Two boat ramps available with slips at the lake. Dick's Charter Fishing is highly recommended by our renters for lake fishing trips

Gas stations and grocery stores in town. Ken' market has added fun specialty items to their add on.

Fishing at Shaver Lake, Dinkey Creek, Florence Lake, Huntington Lake and Balsam Forebay.


Rates & Availability

Granite Ridge Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
4th of July-Holiday
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer-high season
Jul 6 2017 - Sep 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
Low season
Sep 4 2017 - Nov 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 26 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
Ski season
Jan 2 2018 - Jan 11 2018
2 night minimum stay
MLK Holiday
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 15 2018 - Feb 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
President Holiday
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Feb 19 2018 - Mar 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
Low Season
Mar 16 2018 - Jun 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee and sheets $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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