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Trabucco Gardens *Yosemite Gold Country Stargazing Retreat*

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Conveniently located off Highway 49 in California's Gold Country, on a historic parcel known as Trabucco Gardens.

During the Gold Rush days, Trabucco Gardens was a parcel of land cultivated as a vegetable garden, while Forty-Niners discovered gold in the area. The historic rock walls on property mark the perimeter where the garden once grew.

The joy of discovery continues here today. Now you can discover the vast riches our universe has to offer. Trabucco Gardens, located on 17 private acres, provides you with a grand opportunity to stargaze in privacy using high-end, easy-to-use instruments. The robotic GO-TO telescopes are provided during your stay, and are included in the rental cost. This open, rural stretch of Highway 49, which is considered 'above the fog and below the snow', provides you with many clear night opportunities, even in winter.

The Trabucco Gardens House, newly constructed in 2007, is well appointed and available year round. Mariposa, the county seat, which is 10 miles south, has many essential services, along with many wonderful dining, shopping, and historic sight-seeing experiences. Yosemite National Park's West entrance is located about 45 minutes away up Highway 140 from Mariposa.

We provide housekeeping service (not daily maid service), before and after your stay. Courtesy towels, coffee, tea, cocoa, popcorn, and guest soap are provided to welcome you on the day you arrive. Personal key code access provides you with convenience and security. Along with a fold-away sofa bed in the living room, a queen-sized inflatable Aero-Bed is provided for extra sleeping accommodations.

Because of the rural nature of the area, there is abundant opportunity for wildlife sightings, such as deer, wild turkey, coyote, bobcat, birds of prey, and perhaps an occasional bear. Seasonal creeks at the North and South ends of the property flow during winter and spring. Make sure to leave some time in your schedule during your stay for stargazing too.

Using the telescopes, beautiful views of the Orion Nebula, Andromeda Galaxy, Hercules Cluster, and many other deep sky objects are yours to behold. The telescopes offer a TOUR mode, which takes you to the best and brightest objects in the sky during your stay. Stargazing doesn't get any easier than this.

What on EARTH are you waiting for? Go mining in the INFINITE FRONTIER above! An inspiring adventure of discovery for the young and the young-at-heart is here at Trabucco Gardens.

NOTE: Please include a phone number with your inquiry in case our E-mail reply fails to reach you due to technical reasons. WE ALWAYS REPLY WITHIN A FEW HOURS.

Keywords: Cabin Home, Cottage, Yosemite Stargazing

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Owner
Mike
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 January, 2017

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(90 traveller reviews)

Trabucco Gardens *Yosemite Gold Country Stargazing Retreat*
average rating of 4.922222 based on 90 reviews
San Clemente
5

New Years in Mariposa

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our week here over New Years. We enjoyed hiking and exploring the property. The kids were hoping for snow but instead we got rain. Spent a wonderful day in Yosemite. One day we drove west on the 49 to check out the views of the Merced river. Be sure to check out! We would love to come back for another visit. The cabin was cozy and comfortable. Impressed with how well stocked the kitchen was especially for its petite size. We were unable to enjoy the observatory because of the weather. Another reason to return.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice cabin, what a beautiful area.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed the week before Christmas, hiked in Yosemite during the day, relaxed in the cabin in the evenings. What a great vacation! Great place to stay, would love to come back.

Kevin and Donna

  • Review Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect get away

  • 5 of 5

The cabin exceeded my expectations. Everything was included plus more. The scenery surrounding the cabin is truly breath taking. I look forward to booking this place in the future and I truly recommen you to the same.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sunnyvale
5

Fantastic house

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay here and we really enjoyed our vacation. The house is great and well equipped with everything you will need for your stay.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great, cozy, family friendly!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
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5

Very thoughtful

  • 5 of 5

Pleasantly surprised at how prepared for for our arrival. Other rental properties fell short of our experience at this property. Very enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Fresno Yosemite International
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Mariposa, Yosemite

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter Rate
28 Nov 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£176
for 2 nights
From
£88
 
 
Spring Rate
1 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£293
for 2 nights
From
£147
 
 
Summer Rate
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£347
for 2 nights
From
£173
 
 
September Rate
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£293
for 2 nights
From
£147
 
 
Fall Rate
1 Oct 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£120
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£261
for 2 nights
From
£131
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

• $99 WINTER RATES VALID DURING WINTER MONTHS - Includes holidays within those dates
• PET POLICY: A $25.00 Pet Cleaning Fee Applies / Maximum Pet Weight 40 Pounds

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Mariposa in Gold Country / High Sierra

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Half bathroom upstairs in master bedroom
  • 1.5 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Cot , 1 Bunk Bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa Bed, inflatable mattress bed, and (1) twin roll away
  • Queen size beds (1), baby cribs (1), sleep sofa or futons (1) located in living room, bunk beds (1) in kids room, queen inflatable mattress bed and (1) twin roll away bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Tripod-mounted robotic GO-TO telescopes provided for your stargazing pleasure. Includes eyepieces, accessories and written instructions.

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