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The Jumping Deer Apartment nestled in the forest of Yosemite West.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Property
apartment
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

Description

Yosemite National Park Apartment Rental Photos and Description

A One Bedroom, Fully Equipped Apartment Nestled In The Trees

Located inside the gates of Yosemite National Park, The Jumping Deer is a one bedroom apartment vacation rental nestled in the quiet neighborhood of Yosemite West just minutes from Yosemite Valley. Situated below Pine Arbor Retreat, The Jumping Deer Apartment has its own private entrance. The apartment has a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, a bathroom with a shower, and an outside deck with a gas barbecue and a table and chairs for relaxed outdoor dining.

The Jumping Deer one bedroom apartment can sleep two persons. Do not exceed this limit. California Penal Code Section 537 makes it a crime to defraud an Innkeeper. All rules are strictly enforced. Park Rangers or the County Sheriff's Department will be notified immediately of any violations.

Check in time is 4 pm; check out time is 10 am.

So you can explore all of Yosemite, The Jumping Deer is just 6.5 miles from Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Resort, 12.5 miles from Glacier Point, 15.5 miles from the Wawona Golf Course and 8.5 miles from the famous Tunnel View entrance to Yosemite Valley. All the wonders of Yosemite are at your fingertips.

For your entertainment while indoors, The Jumping Deer is equipped with a satellite TV and a DVD/video player. We have provided a number of movies for your viewing pleasure.

Be advised that there are 61 steps from the parking space down to the apartment.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Betsy and Pete
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 31, 2016
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Why Betsy and Pete chose Yosemite Area

Imagine this. Living in a forest of trees; surrounded by Yosemite National Park. Quiet, uncrowded, peaceful. Look above at night and explore the stars of the Milky Way stretched before you in the darkening sky. This is what makes Yosemite West a very special place to stay inside the gates of the Park.

What makes this apartment unique

Jumping Deer apartment's living area is in a quiet setting nestled among tall pine trees. Sit back on the outdoor deck with book in hand and rustling trees around you. Awesome! Barbeque some steaks on the grill and discuss the day's adventures far from the crowds of the valley. Your quiet retreat does exist here.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time here. Waking up after a very comfortable sleep, baking pancakes in the kitchen. After breakfast, taking a shower which we didn't want to leave!

And after exploring the Valle, coming back to the Jumping Deer and put the BBQ on.

We saw a deer family, a lot of squirrels and even a coyote.
Sep 2016
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

The Jumping Deer Apartment nestled in the forest of Yosemite West.
average rating of 4.4166665 based on 53 reviews
3

Nice property overall, new bed needed

  • 3 of 5

We found the location and amenities of the apartment to be good. It's worth reiterating that you really need to bring your own food and drink from outside the park. there's nothing available under 30 mins. One area for improvement is the bed. The bed has a pronounced dip in the middle and my wife and I kept rolling towards the middle of the bed.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback on The Jumping Deer. We always appreciate hearing from guests about their stay. Having stayed in the apartment ourselves many times, we are confused about your remark regarding the bed. Other recent reviewers have said the bed is comfortable and they liked it. For example in a review on Oct 5 the guests said, “The kitchen was well-equipped the bed was comfortable and we couldn't beat the location". So, after hearing from you, we stayed in the apartment for three nights to look into this. The bed did not show any indent in the middle. It did not sag when we laid on it. We know that sleep comfort is a matter of personal taste and we are sorry that you had this experience.
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4

Very comfortable

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Jumping Deer. Besty and Peter did an amazing job of providing all the information we needed for our short stay in Yosemite.

The apartment is at the bottom of 60 stairs so be mindful of this if you have a lot of luggage. However, it's very close to the Glacier Point look out so you can catch the sunset on your way home from the Valley Floor (approx. 30 minutes).

No hesitation in recommending this apartment - great value for money. Was delighted to find an iron and ironing board as it wasn't mentioned. Finding some cling wrap in the drawer was a bonus as we could pack sandwiches for our hiking.

A lovely stay, thanks Betsy and Pete

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, enjoyable apartment

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our three days in Jumping Deer in October. Everything was as described in the extensive information and videos provided by the owner. The apartment was very clean and well maintained. The steps down to and up from the apartment were a bit of work, but since we had come to Yosemite to hike, this was not a problem. The location led to a 30 minute drive each way to the valley floor (our destination) and was scenic en route. There are no restaurants in the area of West Yosemite so we brought provisions for meals each day. We enjoy cooking so that presented no difficulties. Overall, a very pleasant stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you had a pleasant stay and that you found the information we provided to be helpful. Please keep us in mind for your next trip to Yosemite.
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5

Excellent location - great apartment!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice, clean and comfortable! Owners communicated within minutes when we had any questions. It had everything we needed! It was perfect for us ad would definitely recommend!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your recommendation. We are happy you enjoyed your stay at The Jumping Deer and hope you can visit us again.
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5

Perfect location, cozy little house

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect little house for our trip to Yosemite. The location in Yosemite West was awesome. This is really close to the valley, bridalvail falls and glacier point. Each day coming out of the valley, we stopped at the Tunnelview pullover and watched the sun set and the moon rise over the valley. The apartment is fully stocked and has lots of privacy. The only downside (which we only experienced one night) was that if you have a group in the apartment above you, it is super loud. There we a couple kids running around when we were there and it was like a herd of elephants. This definitely wouldn't deter me from staying here again but something you should be aware of if you're sensitive to it. Overall, we loved our stay here and the owners were super helpful!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed the location of The Jumping Deer and had a chance to enjoy the spectacular views in and around the Valley. We would be happy to have you stay again.
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5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I spent three days at this apartment and it had everything we needed. The kitchen was well-equipped the bed was comfortable and we couldn't beat the location. The apartment was cozy and tastefully decorated and we especially loved the recorded messages for help on the various lights and appliances. If we do decide to come back to Yosemite we would definitely stay here again. The owners were especially helpful in providing guidance on where to shop for groceries and provide information on things to do while in Yosemite.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you and Justin had a great time in Yosemite. Thank you for a wonderful review. We hope you will visit Yosemite again - it is a magical place with so much to see and do. Thanks Again, Pete and Betsy
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Fresno International
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Half Dome Village
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Wawona
Nearest Restaurant
16 Miles
Majestic Yosemite Hotel
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Resort
Car: necessary

So you can explore all of Yosemite, The Jumping Deer is just 6.5 miles from Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Resort, 12.5 miles from Glacier Point, 15.5 miles from the Wawona Golf Course and 8.5 miles from the famous Tunnel View entrance to Yosemite Valley. All the wonders of Yosemite are at your fingertips.

It’s a perfect place for that quick weekend getaway or as a place to return to for relaxing and refreshing after spending the day exploring the trails, rock climbing areas or rivers of Yosemite National Park.

Photography classes, ranger tours, waterfalls and numerous hiking trails await you nearby. Learn to ski in winter or rock climb in summer. Visit in the fall and see the beautiful fall colors in the Park. Spring time shows off the waterfalls at their best. The Jumping Deer is available for rent year round.

Rates & Availability

Yosemite National Park Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 16 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Christmas Holiday
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 26 2016 - Dec 29 2016
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
New Years Holiday
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Low Season
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Presidents Day Holiday
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Low Season
Feb 20 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
High Season
May 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Memorial Day Holiday
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
High Season
May 29 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Labor Day Holiday
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
High Season
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Low Season
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Low Season
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Christmas Holiday
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 26 2017 - Dec 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
New Year Holiday
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Low Season
Jan 2 2018 - Feb 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
President's Day Weekend
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 18 2018
2 night minimum stay
$250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rate Information: Holidays require a three night stay, Thanksgiving requires a four night stay.
Rates are based on the total number of guests, both adults and children.
We require a two night deposit and the balance is due thirty days before your arrival.
Cancellation Fee is 15% of your deposit if you cancel prior to thirty days of arrival.
No Smoking
No Pets

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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Amenities

Yosemite National Park Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The bedroom has a queen size bed and a armoire.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
There is a $59.00 damage insurance required at booking. This is non-refundable.

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