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Beautiful Custom Cabin on 20 Acres

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Peaceful tranquil Retreat for up to 4 guests

The tranquil beauty of this area is the perfect recipe for relaxation and rejuvenation. Come enjoy the spectacular wonders of Yosemite National Park, Bass Lake and the Ansel Adams wilderness. Thousands of acres of hiking trails, clear mountain streams and lakes within a short driving distance from the property welcome you all year. The peace of this area is a perfect setting for family gatherings, personal retreats and leisurely exploration. At all seasons of the year it provides a lovely home to return to after a day of skiing, snow boarding, snow mobile riding or sledding in the nearby snow parks, wilderness areas and ski resorts at Sierra Summit and Badger Pass.

This lovely mountain retreat is a perfect nesting place to stay and recharge after a glorious day in the mountains. Many people choose to just stay here during the day and relax on the deck or in the spacious great room and enjoy the natural setting away from the busyness of the city.

It is a beautiful custom 1200 square foot house located adjacent to the Sierra National Forest. It is 3 miles from Bass Lake and 23 miles from Yosemite National Park. The land is a wildlife sanctuary for deer, silver foxes and other wonderful creatures. There are no hiking trails on the property itself. There are many trails within short driving distance. There is a book at the house that gives information on recreational activities in the area.

There is custom stonework behind the wood stove depicting a mountain sunrise with trees and clouds made by a world class stone mason.

There is a flat screen Samsung television in the great room.

The kitchen has granite counter tops. The bathrooms both have dual shower heads.There are 2 bedrooms. Each Bedroom has a queen sized bed.

The kind of air conditioning in the cabin is a water evaporation cooler commonly called a 'swamp cooler'. It works well and is very refreshing unless it is humid and very hot outside. Then, it cools the house down but not as well as a regular 'air conditioner'. It will typically cool the house to about 15 degrees cooler than the outside temperature during these hot (80 to 100 and over) summer days. The nights are cool even in the hottest weather so it's lovely to sleep with the windows open and breathe in the pines and healing mountain air.

The house is nestled among pines, oaks and manzanitas with cedar log pillars at the front entry and forming the landscaped gardens.

It is a sacred site perfect for personal creative retreats, solitude and recreation.

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More Details

Owner
Mary Sullivan
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2017

About Mary Sullivan

I am an acupuncturist and craniosacral therapist. My husband and I live on this 20 acres property. We have a house up the hill from this rental property.

I built this house in 2005 and loved every aspect of it.

Mary Sullivan purchased this house in 2005

Why Mary Sullivan chose Yosemite Area

It is peaceful, quiet and close to Bass Lake and Yosemite.

What makes this house unique

There are no other houses near this house. It is in the forest and many lovely animals come and visit.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Yosemite was stunning with its colors amidst the beautiful Sierras and Bass Lake gave us a gentle day to fish and explore in our kayaks. The animal came to visit at your home which was such a treat. I must tell you that the design of your vacation home is impressive. The use of space, for the practical reasons as well as the feeling created, was so well thought out, planned and enjoyed. I spent alot of time marveling at the unique detail throughout. Wisdom House will certainly be on our list for a return to your area.
Oct 2013
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Amenities

North Fork House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (2) Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Beautiful Custom Cabin on 20 Acres
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 99 reviews
Austin, Texas
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Yosemite Trip

  • 5 of 5

Excellent rental property. We have stayed in a number of VRBO rentals and while all the others were satisfactory, this one was the best. The cabin is pristine, the location is very good and the facilities meet all your needs. This rental is especially good for seniors and couples who travel together. Seeing a coyote was the highlight of the trip. Even though we were there during an exceptional heat wave, the cabin was very comfortable due to an efficient cooling system. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Enjoyed my stay

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place ... enjoyed my stay

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Yosemite Home Base

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I hiked Yosemite for four days and looked forward to coming "home" to this cabin every night. It was peaceful, the kitchen was perfect for morning breakfast before we left and evening dinners when we came home exhausted. Great for nature lovers, a pack of wild (but seemed very comfortable w/humans) turkeys welcomed us back one evening, followed by deer roaming the yard. Clean, well-kept, quiet surroundings, just what we were looking for. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

The place is actually much better than we expected. Very clean, and well equipped with pretty much anything you would need. Mary is super nice. Definitely recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family trip

  • 5 of 5

We loved the home and it had everything we needed. I would advise not having more than four because the pad provided for our fifth person was not that comfortable. The road in was rough as we went to and fro. Our minivan made it though. Loved seeing the deer and turkeys out in the yard. I would love to stay again if we ever go west. The owner is very helpful and caring. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The gravel driveway is graded periodically. It is about 500 feet from the paved main road to the cabin parking area. There is a hard left turn that can be a little rough at times. The cabin occupancy is limited to 4 guests. I wasn't aware that there were 5 guests in this family group. When they made the reservation they specified 4 adults. I do have a fold out futon for children that may not be suitable for adults. I'm sorry it wasn't very comfortable.
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Great secluded home

  • 5 of 5

Very nice home, very private, Very clean! Mary (the owner- was the best, she built the home) Home & property "non smoking" which was GREAT. Deck area GREAT just to relax have your favorite beverage, has gas grill- Washer & dryer very handy, 2 bed room-2 bath- great for up to 4 adults- You will not go wrong here. Very close (5 miles) to large BASS LAKE area. Very nice lake to rent boat-swim- or just drive & sight see. Yosemite 50 miles north---kings & sequoia park 70 miles south so you are right in between parks. GREAT PLACE, Ray, columbia,Mo

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Fresno/Yosemite airport
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
La Cabana Mexican restaurant
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Badger Pass Ski resort
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $75
Tax Rate 11.0%

There is a $50 cancellation fee if the reservation is cancelled more than 30 days before the arrival date.If you cancel within 30 days of your arrival you will forfeit a portion of your payment as is explained in the Terms and Conditions document. The rates are based on 4 person occupancy.
Children are included in the "4 guests" limit. When you make the reservation, please note .
Each additional guest over the 4 limit will be charged $25 per night per guest.
Children are charged the same as adults.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.