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Luxurious Yosemite Gateway Chalet with Outdoor Hydrotherapy Tub

33 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


June Lake Chalet Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

The Yosemite Gateway Chalet is 45 minutes from Yosemite's famous Tuolumne Meadows and is within a mile of fine dining, spa facilities, and quality downhill skiing.

About the Chalet:

Features: WiFi, fully equipped kitchen, hiking trails, world class climbing and ice climbing nearby, outdoor hydrotherapy tub for six, indoor jacuzzi for two.

Convenient: A one hour flight from LAX, San Francisco, and San Jose from December to April; a five-hour drive time from Los Angeles; under six hours from the Bay Area. Car rental services are available in Mammoth.

Lodging: Three individual rooms (with private bathrooms) in a giant log cabin; excellent kitchen; large oak bar. Fully furnished.

Sleeping: One queen and two California King memory foam beds. One pull out couch in loft. SLEEPS 8 ONLY.

Near Yosemite: Only 5.75 miles away as the crow flies.

Skiing: Less than a mile away, June Mountain offers 2580 vertical feet of ski terrain for all levels. World-class back country & cross country skiing are within easy reach. Experienced backcountry skiers can ski from the top of the mountain to the cabin’s hydrotherapy pool.

Fishing: Less than five minute dive to some of the most enjoyable fishing in the Eastern Sierra.

Horseback Riding: The Frontier Pack Station, which offers trips into the Sierra Backcountry, is just a few miles down canyon.

This property is zoned as commercial. We charge 12% Transient Occupancy Tax, as required by law for all rentals less than 31 days in Mono County. Business license number: 2991

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Robert Foster
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 26, 2016
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About Robert Foster

Our family has been part of the June Lake community since 1968. We love June Lake and are eager to share the experience with those appreciate the grandeur that the Eastern Sierras have to offer.

Robert Foster purchased this chalet in 1985

Why Robert Foster chose Gold Country / High Sierra

You can ski to the hot tub from the best lift-assisted backcountry slopes in the country. World class rock climbing surrounds you. As the crow flies it's only 5.75 miles to Yosemite National Park. All the beauty of Yosemite and none of the sheeple.

What makes this chalet unique

Sit in the outdoor hydrotherapy tub and listen to the flow of a mountain stream while staring out on majestic peaks. Wildlife frequents the 2/3 of an acre on which the property sits.

Guestbook comments from the owner

See Shawn Arnold's review article of The Sierra Vista Chalet in the Fish Taco Chronicles:
Jul 2011
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based on 33 traveler reviews

Luxurious Yosemite Gateway Chalet with Outdoor Hydrotherapy Tub
average rating of 5.0 based on 36 reviews

Wonderful vacation property in gorgeous June Lake

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five really enjoyed the luxury home and property in June Lake. We had never been to this area before and it was laid back and full of amazing hiking trails and lakes. It was every bit as beautiful as Yosemite. The home had three very large bedrooms and each with it's own bathroom and a very large downstairs for eating, relaxing with family and playing games. We loved the outdoor hot spa and the grounds were stunning, looking out to Carson Peak Mountain each morning. Robert was very easy to work with and quickly responded to our questions. If you go, a highlight was walking across the street to the Carson Peak Inn for a great dinner. Summer time was spectacular but would love to see in winter next time!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thousand Oaks, CA

Such a wonderful home on a stunning property! Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We throughly enjoyed our family summer vacation with our adult children/close family friends.Such a great find!! The pictures simply do not do it justice from the interior, to exterior warmth and ambiance. Plenty of room to roam around in comfort, and take in the great outdoors as well. We all hated to leave and can't wait to return again very soon! Maybe next time in winter, which should be gorgeous as well!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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June at June Lake

  • 5 of 5

We truly loved our time in this spacious cabin! It has an amazing setting with two creeks flowing on either side of the property. I miss falling asleep and waking to the calming sound of the creeks. We enjoyed hiking, kayaking on Silver Lake, going to hot springs, visiting Devil's Post Pile, and spending a day in Yosemite (although it was so nice getting back to June Lake after the crowds of people and traffic in the Yosemite Valley). After a long hike, it was a treat to relax in the hammock out back or to hop in the outdoor jacuzzi. This property was so beautiful, I would have been content staying at the cabin everyday! However, I wouldn't have wanted to miss all the beautiful wild flowers blooming along the hiking trails in June!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Santa Monica, CA

An idyllic Getaway In The Eastern Sierras Perfect For Winter or Summer! (A true beauty spot!)

  • 5 of 5

We live in Santa Monica – no snow there. Luckily, we had not one but two snowstorms - a total of eight inches. Most of the stay, we simply sat in the chalet looking at the snowfall. We are June Lake kind of people. It’s a small, quaint and beautifully located tourist village with everything you need – a couple of good restaurants, a general store, a post office, a ski resort, and the remarkable Perched Rock Boulders. The lake itself with the Eastern side of the Sierras for a backdrop is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. And that backdrop is all yours from every window of the chalet. The chalet is cleverly designed for winter use. On one side of the chalet is the large mud room connecting with the well-appointed kitchen – with its own cozy living area and wood burning stove. We fired up that stove every morning. The kitchen is large – the range has six burners – there are two ovens and a large side-by-side refrigerator and all the pots, pans, etc. etc. that could possibly be required. They had a dishwasher too. Connected is a large dining room with a huge table that seats 12. At first we thought we’d been over-served but we spent many hours in that room – eating, doing jigsaw puzzles, watching Shirley Bassey concerts on YouTube. The table it turned out was just the right size. There are double French doors that close off this area of the house so that it can be heated more efficiently. The same applies to the Great Room. It sports its own doors that keep the room warm and cozy despite its ample dimensions and 20 foot ceiling. The DVD library is well-stocked. Better than we expected. We brought our own DVDs (Bret Maverick is perfect for this sort of setting!) but we spent a lot of the time watching the films provided. There is a very nice backgammon table and a full bar with a little sink, fridge and microwave. Most of the downstairs windows have rolling shutters that can be lowered for privacy, energy efficiency and peace of mind. The loft was a perfectly quiet and removed sanctuary for reading by the very bright and welcome reading light (or meditation on the provided zafu.) Water pressure was strong and the hot water came up quickly. We used the smaller shower with the dinner plate sized “rain shower” head - perfect for December. The check-out protocol was easy and we had no problems at all during our stay. We highly recommend this place and June Lake and Mono Lake. But, of course, that you could already tell, couldn’t you?

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at many different cabins in the Sierra's and this was, By Far, the best place we have ever stayed. I cant imagine anyone who would disagree. I reside in Hidden Hill in Calabasas CA so Im used to luxury everyday. This chalet was my home away from home.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, California

Great, relaxing time at the Yosemite Gateway Chalet

  • 5 of 5

My husband and our group of friends that convene in June Lake every summer had a fantastic time at the YGC. It's huge and spacious with a well-equipped kitchen. Plus, it is located right off the June Lake Loop and close to our favorite lakes and creeks. We accidentally locked ourselves out, and Robert handled the hassle in two seconds. See you next summer June Lake!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Nearest Airport
24.3 Miles
Mammoth-Yosemite Airport (MMH)
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Double Eagle
Nearest Golf
23 Miles
Mammoth Lakes
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Carson Peak Inn
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
June Mountain Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
June Lake Beach
Car: necessary

Only 45 minutes to world-famous Tuolumne Meadows. There is a small pond and two streams on the property.


Rates & Availability

June Lake Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early December Super Deal
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas to New Year Break
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Spring Glory
May 1 2017 - Jun 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
Jun 16 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Reservation Changes and Cancellations: Should you need to modify your reservation you will be charged an administration fee of $150 for each change. Your deposit will be refunded, less a $150 administration fee, if you notify us of a cancellation more than 30 days prior to your arrival date. After 30 days no refunds will be provided unless another party books the dates you had reserved.

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June Lake Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3900 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder Room - toilet
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    River Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Claw-Footed Red Tub
    River Room - toilet , shower , Modern, new, European style shower with views of Carson Peak
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • One pull out couch in loft and a futon in the family room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Our aim at the Yosemite Gateway Chalet is to provide you a comfortable home while also meeting the highest the standards of sustainability. We work in partnership with world-class sustainability experts to develop and implement sustainability framework for the Yosemite Gateway Chalet. Examples of our commitment include: 1. Heating: the chalet is heated exclusively with geothermal heat pumps. We are among the first two in Mono County! 2. Lighting: 80% of the center is lit with CFL light bulbs.

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