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Knarly Oaks Pool House With Spa and Spectacular Views On 5 Private Acre Hilltop

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Romantic Secluded Getaway Cabin, Spa, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps up to 6)

The Pool House is a secluded cabin on a private 5 acre hill with 360 degree views. It has 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, 1500 square foot, central air conditioning and heating, high speed internet, WIFI and office work space (if you must), well stocked kitchen, wood burning fireplace, ceiling fans, HDTVs with satellite, Netflix/blu-ray/DVD and WII, laundry room with washer, dryer and iron/ironing board. Beds for 4 and sleeps 6 with queen sofa bed in living room. The outside has a private spa and solar heated pool, wrap around deck, patio, and tetherball, all with spectacular views, and solar panels for generating electrical power in addition to the solar pool heating.

During the day you will have plenty of birds (just added third hummingbird feeder to keep up with the demand), squirrels, knarly oaks, pines, manzanitas and you may spot deer, bobcats, bear, coyote, rabbits, and mountain lions. During the night you can star gaze and watch the Milky Way from the spa, or watch the lights of Bootjack and Madera from the patio and deck.

The cabin is located in Mariposa County, California, a little less than 35 miles from Yosemite National Park Arch Rock and South entrances.

We are pet friendly for house friendly pets. The house and deck are wheelchair accessible.

We offer weekday, weekly, additional nights, children, active military (verification required) and other discounts. Email us for current deals and discounts.

There is a king bed in the master bedroom and two twins in the second bedroom. Queen sofa bed in living room sleeps two. Additional air mattresses are available on request.

The kitchen is stocked with dish, glass and flatware sets of 8. The dining table is set up for 6, but there is a seventh chair in the dining room corner. There is stoneware set and a plastic ware set (for outside use). There are pots and pans for cooking, along with a rice cooker/steamer, microwave oven, blender, hand mixer, toaster, waffle maker, coffee maker and coffee bean grinder. The refrigerator is equipped with automatic ice maker.

The dishwasher, oven, washer and dryer have all been upgraded with new energy efficient appliances.

We stock paper products, soap and shampoo, and typically maintain a stash up tooth brushes and tooth paste just in case. Also included for you to enhance your Yosemite experience stay:

• Central air conditioning and heating

• Fully equipped kitchen, with stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave, and refrigerator with ice maker

• Paper products, soap and shampoo

• 40 inch High Def TV in living room, with Blue-ray/DVD/Netflix and DISH satellite

• 31 inch High Def TV in master bedroom, with WII, Netflix/Blu-ray/DVD and DISH satellite

• 31 inch High Def TV in second bedroom, with Netflix/Blu-ray/DVD

• WIFI and one hard wired internet cable.

• Board games, DVDs and Books

• BBQ (propane fueled) and full spare tank

• 64 oz growlers to take fresh beer home to enjoy from our local Yosemite Ale Werks microbrewery

• A 2-quart and a 60-quart ice chest

• A good supply of beach towels

• A new energy efficient washer and dryer in the laundry room

• An iron and ironing board (if you really want them)

• Outside dining table on patio

• Outdoor swing on deck (adult relaxing type, not kid type)

• Tetherball

• Firewood for during non fire season as determined by CalFire

More Details

Owner
Kim & Keith
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

Why Kim & Keith chose Mariposa

Location, location, location, view, view, view. Solar heated pool, and only 2 minutes from closest mini mart and restaurant.

What makes this house unique

Private, but close to town and Yosemite. Pool has solar heating.

Amenities

Mariposa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Newly remodeled
    Second Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Local custom Manzanita bed frame. HDTV with Satellite.
    Second Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sofa bed
  • Queen sofa bed in living room. Two twin size air mattresses on sight.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Private, secluded patio, pool and spa with awesome views. Fully equipped gourmet kitchen, with stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave, and refrigerator with filtered chilled water and ice maker. WIFI, Ethernet, and USB cell phone power cables. 40 inch High Def TV in living room, with HD Satellite and Blue-ray/DVD player. 31 inch High Def TV with HD Satellite in master bedroom. 31 inch High Def TV with WII/Netflix/DVD in second bedroom. High thread count sheets A new energy efficient appliances, HVAC and dual pane windows A 2-quart quart and a 40 quart ice chest. A good supply of beach towels. Pool toys including pump. Board games, WII games, DVDs and Books. BBQ (propane fueled) with awesome patio view. 64 oz Growler from our local handcrafted Prospectors Brewing Co. to bring beer home. Binoculars. Soap, shampoo and toothpaste.

Reviews

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Knarly Oaks Pool House With Spa and Spectacular Views On 5 Private Acre Hilltop
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5

Wonderful relaxing beautiful cabin

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at this cabin. Everything was there for us, beautiful surroundings, very quiet and private, we felt like we were truly left alone to enjoy all of our time in peace and quiet. The beautiful bird feeders all around the cabin made for a very scenic and welcoming morning every day sitting and enjoying our coffee out on the deck. Very comfortable and qu we truly enjoyed our stay at this cabin. Everything was there for us, beautiful surroundings, very quiet and private, we felt like we were truly left alone to enjoy all of our time in peace and quiet. The beautiful bird feeders all around the cabin made for a very scenic and welcoming morning every day sitting and enjoying our coffee out on the deck. Kitchen had everything we needed to cook our meals, and the hot tub was awesome, and made for a great way to view the stars at night. Really love this place!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful location with everything you need

  • 4 of 5

We loved the property - it felt secluded but not too far from stores or Yosemite. It was very spacious with lots of games, books, movies, etc. Always something to do. The hot tub was very nice and we loved to watch the beautiful birds! The hosts even let us check out late since no one was staying the following day. Only downsides were the kitchen was not as well stocked as we’d hoped - bring oil and spices for cooking. There was firewood behind the house but we didn’t find it until later so had already gone to the store to buy some. Overall we really enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice Christmas Get Away

  • 4 of 5

It was large and roomy. Lots of light. There was room to walk our dogs. It was a relaxing place with TV movies and a great kitchen. It was a little bit hard to find the place in the dark but once we got there all went well.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exactly as advertised

  • 5 of 5

Great!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ok Stay, But Could've Been Better

  • 3 of 5

Apparently Keith the owner forgot we reserved the house. Within 20 minutes of our arrival and while we were having lunch outside, he walks in and tells us, 'You don't belong here!'. Not the welcome we expected. After I showed him my confirmation he still seemed surprised and confused. Dirty table outside, no paper towels in kitchen, and carpet in living area in desperate need of cleaning. IMO, not much cleaning by cleaning service is required if guests are asked to strip all beds of linens, run load of towels in washing machine, wipe down kitchen counters, load and run dishwasher, and sanitize hut tub. We attempted to comply anyway but dishwasher would not start and sanitizer tablets for hot tub were not found where instructed on instruction sheet, nor anywhere else inside or out. Contacted owner but received no response. Even left note for him and/or cleaning crew. We are midwesterners and don't have fancy tastes or high expectations but we do expect a clean rental and found this property a bit tired and worn. However, the hot tub was welcoming in the evening after long hikes in Yosemite and the sky full of stars were just amazing - not typically seen in the city we are from.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful views

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Knarly Oaks. The pictures are very true to the house, the furniture is a little dated but there is some great space in this house. The main bedroom is very large with an attached bath. The main living space was great for our family. The location is very private, with very nice outdoor space and some amazing views! One drawback was the pool got pretty full of dirt and sand during our stay and we were unable to get the pool cleaner to work.

We stayed in Mariposa as it was a very close drive to Yosemite. To get into the park the roads are a little curvy so be prepared to be in the car about 1.5 hours to get into the park and to a location to park and begin your tour of the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay. The pool sweeper is on a timer, and comes on 3 hours a day. You disconnected the hose, and moved it to an outlet not meant for the pool sweep, and rendered it inoperable during your stay. I moved it back when I discovered it when you departed. In general, email or call the owners if there are issues. We did note how the pool filters work in the house guide, but letting the owner know in case something is really broken is always appreciated.
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Map

Nearest Airport
67.9 Miles
Fresno Yosemite International Airport
Nearest Barpub
7.8 Miles
Mariposa
Nearest Golf
15.9 Miles
River Creek Golf Course (Awhanee)
Nearest Train
43.5 Miles
Amtrak (324 W 24th St Merced, CA 95340)
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Highway 49 (Golden Chain Highay)
Nearest Restaurant
1.3 Miles
Steve's Sportsman Cafe
Nearest Ski
57.6 Miles
Badger Pass (Yosemite National Park)
Nearest Beach
15.5 Miles
Briceburg (Merced River)
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 11.0%

Children 4-17 only $15 per night rent, under 4 free.

Cancellation Policy: 90% refund if greater than 60 days, less than 60 days depends on new bookings for same days.

We wash all linens and towels, empty trash, empty clean dishwasher, and clean bedrooms and bathrooms. Guests are to leave all other areas as they found it.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.