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Member since: 2012
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3 Bedroom House Close to Yosemite: Walking Distance to YARTS

62 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Mariposa House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Our house is located in historic Mariposa downtown and is a perfect location to return to during your visit to Yosemite National Park. We offer a fully equipped kitchen. The house has three bedrooms each with a queen bed, one bedroom has an attached half bath, and another with a sliding glass door to the back deck. The living room has a beautiful wood stove with views of the mountains above Mariposa. We are located on a quiet street and neighborhood. We are walking distance to many great restaurants and downtown shops. The town of Mariposa offers many activities in the summer for travelers, such as live music and festivals. Just two blocks from public transportation, leave your car and avoid trying to find a parking spot in Yosemite.

We have just newly remodeled the house with local wood flooring.

Keywords: Yosemite, Mariposa, In town, Close to Town, House, National Park, Remodeled, Highway 140, Hwy 140, Rafting, Charming, Vacation, Family, Climbing

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About The Owner

Ken and Schree Yager meet in Yosemite and have chosen the area to raise our family. Ken, a former rock climbing guide is the founder of Yosemite Climbing Association and sponsor of the Yosemite Facelift, an annual clean up of Yosemite National Park on Public Lands day. Schree works for a non-profit that connects youth to the natural world. We both love the park and the mountains and rivers that surround it.

The Owner purchased this house in 1996

Why The Owner chose Yosemite Area

We purchased this house because it is close to Yosemite National Park and we like the historic downtown Mariposa. We also enjoy the views of the mountains from the house.

What makes this house unique

We are two blocks away from public transportation to Yosemite National Park

Reviews

4.8
based on 62 traveler reviews

3 Bedroom House Close to Yosemite: Walking Distance to YARTS
average rating of 4.7580647 based on 62 reviews
5

Great trip

  • 5 of 5

This was a nice place to stay!

The house had everything we needed and the owner was nice and responsive.

It was clean and the beds were very comfortable. We loved it !

Couple warnings about the area (no reflection on the house which was great)

The town has very little to see- short of the mineral museum. The gift shops are the usual hokey stuff for the most part.

There is a great bakery and great ice cream place. The restaurants in town pretty much stink and are ridiculous in price.

There is a new Greek place that is good and there is a place called savourys that everyone loves. We didn't go there because the prices were high. We did go the "Charles street dinner house" and it was overpriced and they were rude. Don't go there even tho everyone recommends it. Yuck.

I would go to the supermarket which is actually a great market and cook. He house has everything you need to make your own food so do it. It's a great house.

The park is far, and the ride is beautiful but be prepared for a windy road.

Overall it's a grew place ! Just stay home and go to the park - skip the town!!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

nice place

  • 5 of 5

This place was clean and easy to find. It was a blessing to have the washer and dryer there WITH some soap too so we could do laundry half way through our trip. This is an easy gateway to Yosemite. It is about an hour to the park.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Excellent house for our family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect fit for our family of 6 as we stayed in the area to visit Yosemite. The house was just as we expected and the owners were very helpful.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Wonderful experience, at the perfect house/location!

  • 5 of 5

I recently stayed at this three bedroom house with my family and we all loved it. The house had everything we needed and plenty of space. It was walking distance to everything in Mariposa so that was a big plus for us :) Also, the host Schree was always available and lenient regarding our stay. The only downside is that we didn't get to spend enough time enjoying the home! We would definitely book this house again!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Yosemite was a fun family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We recently visited Yosemite (2 adults, 2 teens). The house was a nice change after a week of hotel rooms. It had all the basic necessities for our stay. The Pioneer Market is small and pricey but offers a variety of basic items. We used the BART bus into Yosemite our first day (it is a 2 hour trip into the park and 1 1/2 hours out of the park). The BART pick up and drop off locations is convenient and costs $12 per person (exact change only, no credit cards and includes the park admission of $30 per family). Check for times on the BART website. We elected to drive into the park the second day as the bus was full, very warm (103 degrees outside), and two of us were car sick after the bus trip. In hindsight, we would have preferred to drive into the park both days (75 min. in the car). We would highly recommend that you drive into the park EARLY. We arrived about 10:00 and found plenty of parking. We would recommend you park beyond the visitor center so it is easier to exit the park and avoid the traffic jam around the visitor center later in the day. Once you park the car, go to the visitor center to get oriented to the park. The Yosemite bus service in easy to access, however, it get very very busy after lunch, especially the green line. The purple line only stops every 30 minutes at each location. Walking between stops on the purple line is not recommended as the road is very busy and the trails would be challenging for many people. The best view of El Capitan is from the bridal veil fall or the valley.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Comfy home near Yosemite Valley!

  • 5 of 5

This home in Mariposa was convienty located for day trips into Yosemite Valley. It was very spacious, comfortable, clean and convient. It is located in a small town close to the valley with great local restraunts that we enjoyed in the evening after a long days hike. There is also a great grocery store 5 min from the if you plan to cook or pack meals. Also during our stay, there was live music in the town square each night for locals to enjoy. It was very quaint.

I would recomend this house to anyone looking for a place to stay while they explore Yosemite. Keep in mind that is an hours drive to Yosemite entrance and an additional 30 min drive to the valley. This is commen.

Thanks again for oppening your home to us!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Point of Interest
Pioneer Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Savory's Resturant

Downtown Mariposa offers many free music events in the Mariposa Art's Park. We are just a short walk from this venue. It is a great event for families or a romantic couple evening.

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Rates & Availability

Mariposa House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off season
Sep 16 - Feb 29
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$150
Fri,Sat,Sun
$970
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$175
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,165
$4,980
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

County tax of 11% is added to nightly rate
A one time cleaning fee of $100 is added to the total.

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Amenities

Mariposa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) All bedrooms have queen size beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing

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