YOSEMITE MOUNTAIN ESCAPES WHISPERING PINES HOUSE CLOSE TO YOSEMITE WEST GATE

Chris and Cheryl Jennings

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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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YOSEMITE MOUNTAIN ESCAPES WHISPERING PINES HOUSE CLOSE TO YOSEMITE WEST GATE

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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10

Whispering Pines House sits on a beautiful 10 acre parcel surrounded by Ponderosa Pines and provides easy access to Yosemite National Park. The quiet seclusion of this mountain home is just what you are seeking.

This gorgeous 1800 sq. ft. country style custom mountain home built in 2001 features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and sleeps 11. Its open floor plan has the kitchen, living room and dining room opening into one large room with a cathedral ceiling and ceiling fans. This setup is ideal for preparing a meal, watching TV, or just visiting. The beautiful modern kitchen is equipped with all of the amenities of home such as oven, microwave, toaster oven, crock pot, toaster, ninja juicer, waffle maker, 12 cup coffee pot, hand mixer, dishes, pots, pans, spices, foil, plastic wrap, cooking oil and much more. For your convenience a walk in pantry provides plenty of storage space.

The living room features two queen leather sofa sleepers, a 46 “ HDTV with surround sound, satellite TV and a complimentary WIFI connection. The master suite includes a cathedral ceiling with fan, and a brand new queen bed. The unique walk in shower is made for two and includes two separate shower heads. There is also a cedar lined walk in closet, as well as private access to a back yard seating area. The second bedroom features a new queen bed, dresser, night stand, alarm clock, bedside lamp, and closet. The third bedroom features a new twin bunk bed and a single twin bed. The second bathroom has a shower and tub combination that is perfect for soaking those sore muscles after a long day spent hiking in Yosemite National Park. The laundry room contains a new washer and dryer, with laundry soap and dryer sheets conveniently provided for your use.

The spacious 700 sq. ft. game room provides a ton of storage space for all your gear, and includes a number of board games, dice, playing cards, horseshoes, air hockey, and a ping pong table for those relaxing nights when you just want to hang out with family and friends and have fun.

Concrete stamped sidewalks, patio, and driveway, along with outdoor lighting, complement the natural landscaping. This is the perfect place to enjoy a backyard barbecue and a game of horseshoes. Barbecue and seating for 10 is provided for your convenience under a covered back porch.

Whispering Pines House is in a very quiet and private rural setting. Come relax and listen to the birds and gentle sounds of the outdoors. Deer can often be seen along with squirrels and several different species of birds. The property has a vast variety of plants and trees, many of which flower in season.

This is your ideal getaway location for enjoying the beauty of the outdoors, a day trip to Yosemite National Park, local historic museums, a zipline adventure, and many other local festivities.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Chris and Cheryl Jennings (Owner)
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About Chris and Cheryl Jennings

We have three homes on our property and live in one of them. Cheryl grew up and raised her family in Mariposa, and is the proud mother of two and grandmother of 13 grandchildren. Most of her family resides in the Mariposa area. Cheryl is well known in the community and has worked for CAL FIRE for 20+ years. Chris has always had a knack for entertaining people and was a guide for Salmon and Steelhead fishing on California's most pristine rivers. As a guide his sole mission was to give his customers a once in a lifetime experience that they would remember forever. We are approaching the vacation rental business with the same goals. We want you to have everything you need, so you don't have to worry about the little things and can focus on your vacation itself. We will be here to help you with anything you need.

Chris and Cheryl Jennings purchased this house in 1995

Why Chris and Cheryl Jennings chose Mariposa

This beautiful property has been in our family for many years. We built The Whispering Pines House in 2001 so that we could be close to my Grandmother. We took care of her for 11 years before her Alzheimer’s got so severe that she needed more care than we could give her. She is now in a beautiful, quiet, private home with 6 other ladies that she has fun with and is able to receive the medical attention she requires. She is still a huge part of our family and we love her dearly. Now we are choosing to share our scenic home with others and provide them with a wonderful vacation spot in our beautiful country we are proud to call home.

What makes this house unique

Our property provides the peace and serenity of the mountains and we are thankful to call this our home. If you sit outside and just listen or look you will hear the birds singing and you might even see a deer, fox, turkey, or possibly a bear. Over the years we have seen them all. The town of Mariposa offers small town quaintness with its unique shops and local history. The surrounding areas, including Yosemite, offer many outdoor adventures and you will never get bored here if you enjoy the outdoors.

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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 4 traveler reviews

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Yosemite Mountain Escapes Whispering Pines House Close to Yosemite West gate
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Yosemite Mountain Escapes Whispering Pines House Close to Yosemite West gate
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p608909vb
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Mariposa Yosemite Area
Seattle, WA
5

Perfect Yosemite National Park Vacation home

  • 5 of 5
I, my husband and 9 other friends stayed for the memorial day long weekend at the Whispering Pines. The house is lovely and exactly like in the pictures. I am glad that we went through the description when we were preparing for the trip because everything, literally everything you will need is made available. Plenty of kitchen items, linens, X Box (you read that right), you name it and you have it. The game room is amazing for a large group. The best part are the hosts. Chris accommodated the way we wanted the beds for our large group. We requested Chris to have the house ready earlier than the usual check-in time, he got extra help but made sure the house was all set up when we reached. Someone needed coffee and we just called to check if they had some in the home, in 10 minutes he was at the door with some coffee. We drove to the park everyday and came back to a wonderful accommodation-had a game night one night and barbecue on the second day. All in all, a great place to stay and strongly recommended by everyone in the group.
  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Paavni,
We are so glad you and your group had a good time. We enjoyed having you, and we are happy the house had enough room for you and your friends. It was a pleasure working with you to get everything the way you wanted. I am sorry that we didn't have the coffee down there to begin with, but I appreciate you calling us to get some. We hope these memories will last a lifetime for you, your husband and friends. We hope to see you again, the park is beautiful in the winter.

Sincerely
Chris & Cheryl Jennings
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Yosemite Mountain Escapes Whispering Pines House Close to Yosemite West gate
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p608909vb
2099668035
Mariposa Yosemite Area
San Francisco
5

Quiet, convenient, new near Yosemite

  • 5 of 5
The property was well taken care of. The hosts were accommodating. The property was with any flaw. Quiet and large. This would be a great home filled or using just a couple of rooms due to its spaciousness.
  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you John, for choosing our home for your mini vacation. We are glad you guys had a wonderful time, and we would love to have you back again. We will have some Sierra Nevada pale ale for you in the fridge for your next stay. Thank you for the nice comments on the house and we are very happy that you liked it.

Sincerely,
Chris & Cheryl Jennings
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Yosemite Mountain Escapes Whispering Pines House Close to Yosemite West gate
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2099668035
Mariposa Yosemite Area
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5

Mountain Magic

  • 5 of 5
This clean, well appointed home can sleep 10 people with ease with room to spread out. The owners Chris & Cheryl are available and responsive to your every need. You'll find extra amenities that may give you new ideas for your own home. The Primo bottled water dispenser, walk in pantry, and center island w. barstools were a plus. The spacious master suite is separated far from the other bedrooms allowing parents or heads of household to reign supreme in their own private spa-like space with a shower built for two. Kids &/or friends can stay up late in the game room on opposite ends of the house. Bring your own DVDs or watch videos stored in the house. If you're planning an extended stay like we did you'll appreciate the large laundry room with new appliances, cabinets, separate washtub, and counter to fold clothes on. A large covered patio complete with ceiling fan, gas grill and two patio tables make for fun times and late night gatherings in the evenings. Or you can dine out just ten minutes in either direction. Our favorites were the Yosemite Bug Hostel Cafe (good homemade everything), and Castillos Mexican in Mariposa. Yosemite Park deserves time and hands on exploration. The tours are so worth the money. That along with staying at Whispering Pines makes for mountain magic.
Happy Trails!
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Maryjoe,

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, the Yosemite tours sounded very exciting. You and your husband caught it just right on the super moon tour. The pictures were incredible, and definitely a rare sight to see. Thank you for sharing you experience with us, as now we can recommend these tours to the rest of our guest's. We also enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you again next year.

Thank you,
Chris and Cheryl Jennings
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Yosemite Mountain Escapes Whispering Pines House Close to Yosemite West gate
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p608909vb
2099668035
Mariposa Yosemite Area
Indianapolis, IN
5

Perfect Extended Vacation

  • 5 of 5
Perfect location for a family getaway! Ideal for a great hotel-alternative! The house has every amenity possible. The owners have gone above and beyond to make this the perfect vacation getaway! A great "home-away from home"!
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Rob,what great guest's you guys have been.The comments you posted were very kind and the pleasure has been ours.We are very glad your trip has been a enjoyable one and we can't wait to fish with you for salmon on the sac on August 3rd.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
78.7 Miles
Fresno-Yosemite International Airport
Nearest Train
5.5 Miles
Amtrak service to downtown Mariposa
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
State Highway 140
Nearest Barpub
5.2 Miles
Miner's Roadhouse 140 Bar
Nearest Ski
51.14 Miles
Badger Pass Yosemite National Park
Nearest Golf
26 Miles
River Creek Golf Coarse
Nearest Restaurant
5.2 Miles
Miner's Roadhouse 140 Restaurant
Car: necessary

We are located in the Sierra Nevada's, Just below Yosemite National Park. Their is an abundance of outdoor activities available to do within 30-60 minutes from your location year round such as boating, water skiing, jet skiing, swimming, day use and camping areas available, snow boarding, snow skiing, cross country skiing, ice skating, rock climbing, fly fishing, white water rafting, horseback riding available in French Camp and in Yosemite. Local summertime entertainment 'Music on the Green' every Friday and Saturday evenings from 7pm-10 pm Live music with various types including folk, bluegrass, rock, jazz, reggae, etc. Springtime visits to enjoy the beautiful spring blossoms through the river canyon to the Park. All the waterfalls in the Park are in peak flow and wildlife roaming the meadows in Yosemite Valley. Winter to enjoy the ski resorts in the Park and surrounding areas, along with cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, fishing. We also offer guided fishing trips within 2 hrs from the home for Salmon, Stripper, Sturgeon Steelhead upon request and time of the year. Wine tasting available though the Year with multiple locations. In the outskirts of the town of Mariposa their is the adventures of Ziplining, one of the new attractions in town, check it out, get venturous, have fun and enjoy your vacation.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Mariposa House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$195
$1,300
$5,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes We offer a 15% discount to all Senior Citizens 65 and older, Veterans and Active Service Members of our military. Rental rates are based upon season.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Mariposa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Garage ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 1 is the master bath featuring 2 sinks and a walk in shower with 2 separate shower heads and a bench to relax on. Bath 2 is the main bathroom with a huge tub and shower combo to soak in after those long hikes.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , We can accomidate a baby crib on request
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom has queen bed night stands, dresser and closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
  • This master suite comes with TV, queen size bed, sitting chair, walk in cedar closet, private bathroom with custom shower for two, and two sinks, private sliding door to back yard seating area, big windows for seeing outdoors, all new bedding and towels just purchased.
Entertainment:
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Video Games ...
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
  • Stereo
  • Music Library
  • Toys ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
  • wildlife viewing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • boating
  • horseshoes
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • tennis
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • rock climbing
  • basketball court
Notes:
We can accommodate most special need's you might have. Just let us know what you need and we will see if we can help. We usually just clean after your stay unless it is longer than a week, then we will come in and clean for you.
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