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Midpines, The Ponderosa House - Close to Yosemite

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Accommodations: House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps up to 6)

The Ponderosa House is ideal for a relaxing mountain get-away or the perfect accommodation for exploring nearby Yosemite National Park. The Ponderosa House makes a wonderful retreat that is peaceful and relaxing in a beautiful foothill setting. It is perfectly situated for quick access to Yosemite, white water rafting on Merced River, wildlife viewing, wildflower viewing, skiing Badger Pass, or just enjoying the Sierra Nevada foothills.

The Ponderosa House comfortably sleeps up to 6 with all the comforts of home. Two bedrooms with queen size beds and one bedroom with a double size bed.

The living room, dining room and kitchen are light and airy. The house is tastefully decorated with many Yosemite themed photos. Wireless DSL is available for those needing to be connected. Washer and dryer is ready for those requiring fresh clothes. There is plenty of free parking on site.

The gourmet kitchen is open and spacious with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and completely stocked with cooking and baking tools. There is plenty of counter top space to prepare for your day’s adventure.

Outdoor space includes propane BBQ, hot tub, and al fresco dining seating to enjoy the wonderful natural surroundings. The Ponderosa House has abundant open green space.

Dogs are welcomed but there is a $25 per dog fee. No dogs are allowed to stay in the house unattended.

The gorgeous drive through the Merced River Canyon brings you to Yosemite National Park. The Ponderosa House is conveniently located in the community of Midpines close to the Highway 140 corridor. The Yosemite National Park boundary is a 25-mile drive along the “all weather highway” which follows the Wild and Scenic Merced River (37 miles to Yosemite Village). The gold rush town of Mariposa is only 10 miles to the west. Merced is 45 miles, and the Fresno airport is a 90-minute drive. The Merced River Recreation Area (Briceburg) is less than 8 miles away.

Keywords: Yosemite, Merced River, National Park, Midpines, Mariposa, Country, Spa, Hot Tub, Acreage, Forest, Trees, Large, Modern, Remodeled, Relaxing, Private, Affordable, Foothills, Scenic, Wilderness, Highway 140, Hwy 140, Rafting, Skiing, BBQ, Patio, Deck, Vacation, Half Dome, El Capitan, Couple, Honeymoon, Family, Single Story

More Details

Owner
Renea Kennec
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

Amenities

Midpines House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(74 traveler reviews)

Midpines, The Ponderosa House - Close to Yosemite
average rating of 4.918919 based on 74 reviews
San Diego, CA, USA
5

Clean, elegant house close to Yosemite

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 2 adults and 4 kids in mid February.

The house is about 45 min from the valley and its a beautiful drive into Yosemite.

We can absolutely recommend the property.

If you visit in the winter make sure to bring warm socks and clothing.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very good accommodations for Yosemite

  • 5 of 5

We like to prepare our own food and the kitchen was great for this. Bedrooms were quiet and private with comfortable bedding. Living area was great for a group of 6 with lots of games to enjoy as well. Hot tub was great for after a long hike in the park. It was clean and heated up fast. It rained for an entire day and we passed a content day at this house waiting for better weather. Location is ideal, as it's only 15 mins to downtown Mariposa and 45 mins to Yosemite. I would stay again.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beauty amongst the trees

  • 5 of 5

Felt like home, perfect place to spend three winter days, with easy access to the Yosemite Valley and local township of Mariposa. Thanks for the excellent hospitality and my daughters have a new canine friend in Riley.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely quiet getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the Ponderosa House. After a week of travelling around California we wanted a quiet spot, close to Yosemite, to recover. Renea's house was perfect. It was a chilly couple of days but the house was lovely and warm. The kitchen is well equipped and there are a lot of puzzles and games provided for entertainment. The beds are comfortable and the bedding was very nice.

Mariposa is close by and has a cute little shopping street.

It was a little difficult to find in the dark so make sure you follow the directions provided.

We would love to return next time we are visiting Yosemite. Thanks for a lovely stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hawthorne, CA
5

Comfy home

  • 5 of 5

This home is very comfortable, the kitchen is very nice, fully equipped. Every room has a heater. Nicely decorated. I would rent this house again next time I come back to yosemite.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy and comfortable get away!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time on our pre Holiday getaway. The house was just perfect! Close enough to get out and explore the Yosemite beauty and settle in for a wonderful night under the magnificent starry skies! Everything and more from what we expected.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Fresno Yosemite International Airport
Nearest Golf
27 Miles
River Creek Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 140
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort
Nearest Ski
46 Miles
Badger Pass Ski Resort, Yosemite
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Merced River Beaches
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Midpines House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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