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MVV #16, Low Rates - On Blue Line Shuttle, Close to Village!!

Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA
  • Condo300 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-5)

Our condo in Mammoth View Villas is a second home for us and is in a very quiet location set back from the road. Our building has only 4 units in it, two studios below and two studio/loft units above. So there is never anyone walking on top of your head or tromping down the hall in ski boots. The only sound you may hear is the snow sliding off the roof, the birds singing, or the whistling wind.

The condo is a non-smoking studio/loft unit with 2 bathrooms and a beautiful view of the mountains and Crowley Lake. It has a full kitchen with brand new stove, refrigerator, and dishwasher, microwave, wood-burning fireplace, 42" Widescreen TV, VCR, DVD, stereo with a cassette and CD player. Free wi-fi is provided. The condo is quite large, approximately 800 sq. ft.

The living room has a new full size futon (very comfortable) and the loft has a queen-size bed and a full bathroom. There are also two single futons. Note that the loft is completely enclosed to provide total privacy for those sleeping upstairs. The entry level has the living room, fireplace, kitchen, dining area and a full bathroom. The entry level was recently recarpeted.

The living room area can be divided from the rest of the downstairs in order to provide privacy for those sleeping downstairs. There is a heavy accordian divider that can be pulled across to separate the downstairs into 2 rooms. This unit sleeps up to 4 adults, or 3 adults and 2 children.

Wood, linens, towels, and other necessities are supplied. There is also an extensive collection of books, ski magazines, and games for the times when you are not outdoors. The condo is on Lakeview Blvd. and the Blue Line Shuttle bus stops in front of the development (in winter). It is a short walk to the new Village where you eat, shop, and enjoy various activities. You can also catch the Gondola up to Canyon Lodge from the Village.

No pets, smoking, or Recreational Vehicles such as campers are allowed. SUVs are fine, of course.

Mammoth Mountain is a fabulous ski area with runs from beginner to expert for everyone to enjoy. It is easily accessible from Los Angeles or Reno. Our condo is a great place to enjoy everything Mammoth has to offer.

Mammoth Mountain is a four season resort. Just because winter has ended doesn't mean there's nothing to do there. On the contrary, the air is clean and fresh, the skies are blue, it's warm and dry during the day, and it cools down nicely at night. When you are tired of the heat and humidity and pollution of wherever you live, book with us for a refreshing change.

You can bicycle on the roads or trails, have your bike transported to the base of the mountain, or take your mountain bike to the top via the Gondola and ride down from there. You can also take a scenic ride to the top of the mountain. At 11,053 ft. it may be cool, so bring a light jacket. There are numerous lakes and streams for swimming, fishing or boating. There are tons of trails for hiking, rock climbing, backpacking, and camping out. There are a number of festivals which take place throughout the summer. You can enjoy golf or tennis at 8,000 ft. You can also visit the hot creeks or take a day trip to Bodie (old authentic ghost town) or Yosemite.

Note that this is a private unit and is not on a Mammoth rental service. Thus we an provide you with lower rates. However, daily maid service is not provided. We provide a mid-stay clean free of charge for stays of 6 or more days.

If you read the reviews, you may notice that a couple of them have spoken of a smoky smell in the condo. This is absolutely no longer a problem.

Let me explain:

We no longer have any smell of smoke. This was something we could not avoid previously, though we made every effort by plugging the vents from downstairs and replacing the carpet.

The truth is that the elderly woman who lived below us was a chain smoker, smoked inside, and the smell sometimes drifted up through the floor.

This woman no longer lives below us. She moved to a hospice in Los Angeles. So you do not need to be concerned at all. We are presently in the condo and the air is clean.

Please note that there are 2 flights of stairs to access the condo. There is also a fairly steep flight of stairs to reach the upstairs bedroom. So unfortunately the condo is not wheelchair accessible.

Come on up!

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Barbara Kelman

Member Since 2005
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Calendar last updated:
Mar 27, 2018
About Barbara Kelman

We live to ski and ski to live. One of the reasons we moved to the Los Angeles area was the ability, in many years, to ski through Memorial Day or later. This season is about the 3rd chance we have had to ski after July 4 (into August!!!). Mammoth is one of the best ski mountains in the country, and the closest to Los Angeles. There is also air service through Los Angeles, Reno, and a growing number of other cities.

Barbara Kelman purchased this Condo in 1990

Why Barbara Kelman chose Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth View Villas is unique in that your accommodation is more like a cabin than a hotel room. Each building has 2 or 4 units. It is also set far back from the road, and is very quiet. We grew up in New York City, so quiet surroundings are very important to us. In addition, it has a beautiful view of the mountains. The first time we looked at the condo and I walked upstairs to the loft, I said to my husband "This is it!". It was everything we were looking for, plus it had a view that was awesome. On those rare days when we're not skiing, we love to relax by the fire (a genuine wood burning fireplace) and watch the snow covering the trees.

What makes this Condo unique

Access to the condo does includes some stairs, providing for a great way to get acclimated to the altitude before you ski.


    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
        • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) very comfortable double futon


        • 2 Bathrooms

            Location Type

              • Mountain View


                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities


                      • Guests provide their own meals


                          • Parking
                            In front of the condo
                          • Clothes Dryer
                            in the common area
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room
                          • Fireplace
                            Wood-burning fireplace - very rare, very relaxing
                          • Parking Off Street
                            2 car maximum per unit
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                            in the common area
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Wood Fireplace
                            nice & cozy - rare in Mammoth - wood supplied
                          • Free Wifi


                              • Microwave
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Kitchen
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Oven
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Refrigerator
                                Full size refrigerator
                              • Stove
                              • Toaster


                                  • Dining
                                  • Dining Area
                                  • comfy seating for 5 people


                                      • Books
                                        Feel free to take one home or drop one off. Please don't burn the books!
                                      • CD Player
                                      • DVD Player
                                      • Ping Pong Table
                                      • Pool Table
                                      • Satellite / Cable
                                      • Television
                                      • VCR


                                          • Balcony
                                          • Bicycles
                                          • Deck / Patio
                                          • Golf
                                            Available in Mammoth when the course is not snow-covered.
                                          • Outdoor Grill
                                          • Ski & Snowboard
                                            Oh YES!!!


                                              • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                              • wheelchair inaccessible
                                                2 flights of stairs!

                                                Pool / Spa

                                                  • Sauna
                                                  • Shared Hot Tub


                                                      • cinemas
                                                      • festivals
                                                      • library
                                                      • live theater
                                                      • museums
                                                      • restaurants

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • scenic drives
                                                          • bird watching
                                                          • horseback riding
                                                          • outlet shopping
                                                          • photography
                                                          • boating
                                                          • shopping
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • sledding
                                                          • walking
                                                          • wildlife viewing

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • ATM/bank
                                                              • Babysitter
                                                              • fitness center
                                                              • groceries
                                                              • hospital
                                                              • laundromat
                                                              • massage therapist
                                                              • medical services

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • mountaineering
                                                                  • cross country skiing
                                                                  • fishing
                                                                  • fly fishing
                                                                  • golf
                                                                  • hiking
                                                                  • hunting
                                                                  • ice skating
                                                                  • jet skiing
                                                                  • kayaking
                                                                  • mountain biking
                                                                  • mountain climbing
                                                                  • cycling
                                                                  • rafting
                                                                  • rock climbing
                                                                  • sailing
                                                                  • ski lift privileges
                                                                  • ski privileges optional
                                                                  • skiing
                                                                  • snowboarding
                                                                  • snowmobiling
                                                                  • swimming
                                                                  • tennis
                                                                  • water skiing


                                                                      • Linens provided for upstairs queen bed and downstairs double futon, No Pets, No campers, No Smoking

                                                                        House Rules

                                                                        Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                        Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                        Cancellation Policy

                                                                        100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                        23 Reviews

                                                                        Very Good4.2/5

                                                                        Latest reviews

                                                                        it's a nice condo in Mammoth Lakes near everything

                                                                        Bill G.Redondo Beach, CA

                                                                        It's a fabulous location with amenities such as a spa "Hot Tube" in the clubhouse for the complex and it is right in the center of the village, you can walk to everything. The condo is very ok and very rustic. The place need to be painted desperately and it is not very clean at all throughout the entire condo. The owner are quite nice and were very helpful.

                                                                        It was a great stay

                                                                        Young J K.

                                                                        Everything was really good compared with the price i have paid.. the owner is really kind and thoughtful person. Our family was really enjoyed.

                                                                        Good location, easy access to mountain.

                                                                        Kevin S.

                                                                        There were no sheets for futons or pillow cases for pillows. There is no telling how many people have used the pillows without them being covered or cleaned.

                                                                        Internet/tv seems to go out frequently for long periods of time.

                                                                        Condo is comfortable and good sized but could really use some updating.

                                                                        Dishwasher is impossible to use while staying in condo. It is very loud and most likely disturbes anyone in lower condo unit. It doesn’t fit properly under the counter so you must lift the countertop up to get dishwasher closed.

                                                                        It was requested to keep skis/boards in closet outside but it doesn’t lock.

                                                                        Thank you

                                                                        Rachel T.Laguna Hills

                                                                        The condo is very closed to Canyond Lodge. The blue shuttle station is a short walking distance from Barbara’s condo which is very convenient if you don’t want to drive & pay for the parking lot. The place is old but has a high ceiling. Will comeback again.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        Thank you for the review.

                                                                        Cozy and comfortable

                                                                        Vince S.

                                                                        Easy access, close to the village and the mountain

                                                                        Basic, clean unit

                                                                        Yin Y.San Jose, CA

                                                                        The unit seems old, but it is kept clean. Having two bathrooms is a plus and the owner charges reasonable price. We were satisfied with our stay. Thanks.


                                                                        Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA

                                                                        Walk to Village for Gondola, shopping, restaurants, entertainment

                                                                        Rates & Availability

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                                                                        There is a 14% TBID (Occupancy) Rate added to the above amounts. No other fees or taxes are added. If you are booking more than 30 days in advance, the $300 fully refundable security deposit will be billed as a separate invoice about 30 days prior to your check-in.

                                                                        23 Reviews
                                                                        Very Good 4.2/5
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