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Real Ski in - Ski Out High on the Mountain Great Views

25 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Gold Country / High Sierra Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

A truly unique location on Mammoth Mountain ! Timber Ridge is the highest location in Mammoth, looking down over Canyon Lodge and the Owens Valley. Ski in and ski out (down) to Chair 8 and Canyon Lodge or to Chair 15 & 24 at Eagle Express where lift tickets are sold and miss the lines at Canyon Lodge. (In the summer these same runs become a world class mountain bike trail). The condo has gorgeous views of the Sherwin Range from the living room and master bedroom. The clubhouse directly across from the condo features 'his and hers' saunas, a large spa and a summertime swimming pool. This small complex is surrounded by the national forest, creating a woodsy, remote atmosphere. Nightlife is down the hill (approximately 2 miles) where there are many excellent restaurants and bars.

Remodeled 'down to the studs' two years ago, the kitchen and bathrooms feature custom cabinetry and stone accents as well as heated travertine floors throughout (except for bedrooms where there is new carpet). Sitting in the living room in front of a roaring fire, the view is of surrounding forest and the Owens Valley below. The kitchen with it's custom cabinetry, new appliances and extensive cookware make it easy to stay in and enjoy a meal at home. The master bedroom invites escape with a flat screen tv, gorgeous view of the Owens Valley from the 4 poster bed and a 3/4 bath featuring a heated floor, custom stone accents and a frameless shower enclosure.

The second bedroom has heated, carpeted floors, mirrored wardrobes and a comfortable extra large chair and ottoman. The double twin trundle bed can be attached to become a king bed. Two large windows make the room light and airy.

The garage is attached with stairway access so there is never a need to unearth your car after a snowstorm. The association owns a snowplow/loader which plows our driveways immediately in the event of a storm.

After a day on the mountain, ski home thru the woods (there are trail markers on Bluejay and Chickadee pointing the way to Timber Ridge). Come home to hot drinks, a crackling fire and beautiful sunset views. Go for a soak and a sauna at the clubhouse across the driveway. Make dinner at home or go to one of the terrific restauants just down the hill.

Area activities include superb cross country skiing (just down Lake Mary Road at the Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center), snowmobiling, dog sledding, sledding and back country snowshoeing. Hot springs soaking is popular year around. Summer fun includes golfing, hiking, fishing, backpacking, mountain biking and horseback riding. We are located directly on the world class mountain bike trail that the winter ski runs become in the summer. There are several outlet shops in town including Ralph Lauren and Bass for the less motivated.

As a result of the mountain being developed the last few years, there are more great restaurants and nightlife all over town and on the mountain. Most of the lifts are high speed and enclosed. There is gondola service to the top and to a mid-mountain lodge where skiers and non-skiers can enjoy excellent food at a beautiful restaurant as well as great service at the less formal cafe.

Our favorites restaurants are Nevados and Tamarack Lodge (I never get tired of walking through the enclosed entry lined to the rafters on either side by firewood.) Tamarack is authentic old style lodge with a huge fireplace,lots of deep sofas and hot drinks. They serve French food and have a good wine list. Nevados is very good California cuisine and equally good drinks. A fun, less expensive restaurant we eat at is Angel's, just down the road. The Stove on Old Mammoth Road is an institution that serves huge breakfasts. Our favorite after ski is the Yodler across from Main Lodge. No amount of will power has kept us from Schaat's Bakery, a mecca of wonderful bread, gorgeous pastries, mountain size sandwiches and soups. There is a Schaat's in Bishop and another on the main road to the condo.

Keywords: Condominium, ski in ski out, Timber Ridge, view. Serious skiiers love our condo. Woods,

ski trails, private, woodsy

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

About The Owner

My family is crazy about any sport that delivers maximum thrills. We scuba, kayak, kite surf, wind surf, sail and of course, snowboard and ski. We live in Southern California near the beach. There are three of us and lots of relatives, especially in ski season.

The Owner purchased this condo in 1998

Why The Owner chose Gold Country / High Sierra

We found and bought our condo by accident. An old friend told us she was no longer able to endure the altitude and wanted to sell after thirty years (she was an original owner). We went to Mammoth and found that her condo was ON the ski runs and had a gorgeous view. At that time, Timber Ridge was relatively unknown to all but the locals. We were thrilled with the feeling of remoteness and being surrounded by the forest. My guys love skiing home for lunch and I like staying home drinking morning coffee looking at the great view. I love cross country skiing at Tamarack Ski Center which is right down Lake Mary Road

What makes this condo unique

Real ski in ski out DOWN to two different lifts

A great view

A totally remodeled unit. New kitchen, new bathrooms, heated floors

Surrounded by forest on three sides

Guestbook comments from the owner

A great location for the serious skier. Easy to get to the back bowls and first tracks.
Feb 2010
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Reviews

4.6
based on 25 traveler reviews

Real Ski in - Ski Out High on the Mountain Great Views
average rating of 4.64 based on 27 reviews
5

PEACE AND BEAUTY

  • 5 of 5

I just came back from Timber Ridge where I spent a week with my husband and three kids. The condo was spacious and comfortable with all the amenities for a family of five. My kids are happiest where there's a good wi-fi connection, so that was another plus! I loved waking up every morning to a gorgeous sunrise, although the sky was a bit hazy the first two days due to wildfires in the neighboring mountains. The condo is only a few minutes away from the center of the town and the shopping area. There are also plenty of restaurants to choose from if cooking isn't your favorite thing. The evening ambiance at the village is always very relaxing and enjoyable. My family and I usually go to a resort by the beach for our summer vacation, but this time we decided to do things differently. There are all kinds of fun summer activities to do in Mammoth Lakes, and we all had a wonderful time. I can't wait to go back home, back to the mountains!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo with easy ski in and ski out access. We truly enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at Timber Ridge over the New Year. We loved the condo and all the amenities. The beds were comfortable. The views from the master and living room were gorgeous! Two bathrooms were a plus. The kitchen had everything we needed. There was plenty of wood to keep the fire going. We also took advantage of the Jacuzzi in the club house (directly across from the condo). I also loved having a garage. It only took a few minutes to get to town and upon return, I didn't have to spend time looking for a parking space. Finally, Diane was helpful to answer any questions I had. We'll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a great review. I appreciate your taking the time and making the effort. It's so nice to know guests like this condo as much as we do.
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5

Great condo!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Diane's condo in early Jan 2016 for four nights and had a great time. The place is clean and well maintained and is truly ski-in, ski-out. That term is over-used and seems to have different meanings to different people. We walked a very short distance (flat) to the end of the road to the woods. Then we put on our skis and skiied through the woods to "Bridges" run which leads to Eagle Chair 15. All four of us did this with no problems, including my kids (ages 9 & 11). The path back takes a different route, but was also very easy to find and navigate and we were able to ski up to the condo a couple doors down, very close. We were lucky in that it was snowing the whole time we were there, so I don't know how it would be in lighter snow conditions.

We used the hot tub every night and had it all to ourselves except one night when another couple was there. We did borrow one of their sleds one day to go sledding, which was lots of fun too! Lots of good sledding spots nearby. We cooked dinner there two nights and ate out the other two nights. The kitchen was stocked with everything we needed to make our breakfasts & dinners. I would recommend this property to friends or family. My kids said they liked this place better than the Village because of its proximity to the slopes and to the woods/snow.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I truly appreciate my guest taking the time to write a review and thankful for the kind words. We work to make sure that everything is in place for guests to have a wonderful time. It's good to hear we were successful. Thank you so much. Diane
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Great for families!

  • 4 of 5

We have never booked a Condo for our family and were very happy with the experience! We thoroughly enjoyed our week here at Timber Ridge. The Owner, Diane, is great to work with; she quickly responded to the emailed questions I had before we left.

This condo worked great for out family of 6, fully stocked and loads of towels for trips down to the pool (the only thing the condo lacks is a Tea Kettle, but hey, you can heat water for hot cocoa in a pan on the stove).

The view from the Condo is amazing--you have a perfect line of sight out to Crowley Lake, about 30 miles away, and when it's clear, all to the White Mountains.

We especially appreciated the grill on the balcony--hungry teenagers love a grilled steak after a day of Biking!

The Manager was very friendly and helpful answering my questions; also appreciated the use of the Laundry Room in the Clubhouse.

Another bonus: the Garage right below the Master Bedroom was perfect for storing our trailer and bikes; the parking lot was just short walk away to our truck.

One tip I might add: if you're a light sleeper you may want to put in earplugs, as the bed in the Condo above is squeaky; we did hear the occupants up there when they came in late. :/ Not something that would bother a deep sleeper, and not too big of an issue.

Mammoth is a great place for active families in the summer: we enjoyed Biking (rode up to Lake Mary and then back down, and also took the -FREE- Bike Bus up and rode down several times), Kayaking on Lake Mary, Swimming at the Condo, Hiking near Yosemite, and Fishing at Convict Lake & Owens River.

Thank You, Diane, for making your Condo available through VRBO! We look forward to next summer!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Ski In Ski Out Location, Great condo, Great value!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our Mammoth ski week and I cannot say how much we enjoyed this property. The location is to die for, with amazing views and a true ski in and ski out location. The condo had everything we needed including a well supplied kitchen, a fireplace stocked with wood and our favorite feature which was the heated floors throughout. Could have not been more cosy and comfortable. Really looking forward to our next trip in this condo! Property owner was extremely friendly and helpful. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Mammoth Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Whiskey Creek
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Highway 395
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Canyon Lodge
Nearest Point of Interest
The Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Whiskey Creek

Just north of Mammoth we found people offering dog sled rides. It was just great, silently gliding thru the forest where no one had been but the dogs and their sled I think kids would really love it.

There is also a sledding park where person and sled is hauled up the hill to sled back down. .

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Rates & Availability

Mammoth Lakes Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2016 - Nov 22 2016
7 night minimum stay
$150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $85
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 14.0%

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Amenities

Gold Country / High Sierra Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Each bathroom has custom tone and tile work. The master bedroom has frameless glass shower. The hall bath has a tub shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) Great view of the Owens Valley from four poster bed. New, flat screen tv in the master bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds in new bedroom. The beds can be brought to the same height and connected to make a king bed. The room features heated, carpeted floors, mirrored warbrobe closet, roomy easy chair, ottoman and two large windows., Sleep Sofa (1) is L-shaped-sofa and has a custom pillow-top mattress.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Surrounded by national forest with spectacular vu's of the Sherwin Mountain Range and Owens Valley from l/r and master bedroom, make this condo unique. Real ski in- ski out from front door to Canyon Lodge or Eagle Lodge. Adjacent to Mountain bike park. Custom kitchen and bathrooms, heated travertine floors, stylish furniture, a large stove/fireplace and built in humidifier make this a great place to return to after a day on the slopes. An extensively equipped kitchen and new appliances may make you want to stay in. If not, excellent restaurants and bars are just five minutes away. Two large flat screens provide a view to the outside world from the comfort of your living room. Attached garage. Pool (summer only), spa and sauna are right across the driveway. Ski locker in garage. High on the mountain, amidst the forest, this is the place to get away from it all. With no drving necessary, you can be first to the lifts and get fresh tracks.,

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