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Storybook Chalet inside Yosemite National Park

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Full Bathrooms, Spa & Sauna, Sleeps 6-10

The Cedar Chalet is located inside Yosemite National Park in a small private development called Yosemite West. The home is centrally located to all of the Park's major attractions. Yosemite Valley is 20 minutes away - Glacier Point is 25-30 minutes - The Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoia Trees is 35 minutes and Badger Pass Ski Resort (renowned for it's ski school for young skiers) is located 8 miles away. The home has all of the amenities you'd want in a vacation getaway - Satellite TV, Pool Table, a Sauna and a Spa. The Chalet sleeps up to 10 people in 3 bedrooms, a loft and sofa bed. The beds all feature pillow top mattresses & down comforters for the perfect night's sleep. The chalet has traditional gas heating, as well as a wood stove. Treat yourself to the best location in the Park with all of the amenities you'd want for your ultimate Yosemite Vacation.


Owner
Jessie or Eric Rotsten
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi!



Just wanted to send a note to say how much we enjoyed our stay at your Cedar Chalet. We found the house in excellent condition and a perfect accommodation for the five of us. We loved the peace and quiet of the evenings, and were very thankful that we didn't opt to stay in the Village - too busy for us!



We had one day of serious hiking ... my husband, daughter, and niece hiked the trail of Yosemite Falls... they made it safely to the top to

take in the view and savor that feeling of a major accomplishment!

Our niece's husband and I found some "easy" trails to explore and really enjoyed ourselves. Our timing was perfect for this visit - plenty of water to show off the splendor of the falls, and beautiful summer flowers all along the way. And, perfect weather... which allowed us to see the most amazing stars on our evening "Stargazing"

tour at Glacier Point.



One evening, we decided to watch the sunset from the fire ranger station near your chalet - but we never reached our destination - we encountered one of your huge park bears - right in the middle of the trail! Everyone hightailed it out of there - I did pause long enough to snap a picture though - to prove the event to our friends!



So, we thank you for sharing your little corner of paradise.. and perhaps we will return at some point in the future - we would like to share this experience with our son, his wife, and our new grandchild some day... her pregnancy is the reason they could not travel with us ... but we all agree that the sacrifice will be well worth it!



Hope that your summer goes well, and that you are enjoying each day.



Sincerely, Dolly Canterbury
Jul 2010
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Yosemite National Park in California

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Sauna in Master Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Bath w/Sauna
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • 3 Bedrooms plus Loft. 2 King Sized Beds - 1 Queen size bed All beds feature pillow top mattresses and down comforters for the perfect nights sleep. 2 Sofa Beds - 1 in the loft and 1 in the Living Room. We also offer an inflatable queen size aero bed. The Master Bedroom, Loft and Sauna are located on the upper floor. 2 Bedrooms are located on the main floor.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Decking
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming

Reviews

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Storybook Chalet inside Yosemite National Park
average rating of 4.5 based on 61 reviews
4

Yosemite

  • 4 of 5

The house and location was what we were looking for in a family vacation. Having rented 20 plus houses over the years this is the first one that we had to take our garbage with us when we left. We have no problem with taking it to a subdivision site but 16 miles to a national park when you are all packed to leave is another thing. I do not recall any notification of this before we reserved the home for our vacation as well as some other details the seemed unrealistic for a pretty expensive rental home.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Unfortunately we do not have garbage pick up service at the house, as leaving garbage outside attracts bears and other wildlife, which creates issues for both the wild animals and us. We do indicate in our check out instructions that garbage needs to be taken with you when you go and we identify several places to deposit the garbage on the way out of the park. We apologize that you missed that part of our check-in/check-out sheet. Although we realize that this is a minor inconvenience, our guests generally understand the reason for not having garbage cans in a wilderness area to protect the local wildlife.
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here. The house was comfortable, clean and spacious. It was nice being inside the park- about 30-40 minutes from Yosemite Valley. We enjoyed the hot tub as well as the grill, and it was convenient having a washer and dryer to use. The owner Eric was very responsive by text to our questions. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brookfield, WI
4

Great location, comfortable cabin

  • 4 of 5

Great location in Yosemite West, close enough to the action but far enough from he crowds! Cabin was nice- easily could accommodate 6-8 with great amenities to cook and entertain a family. Hot days with no A/C meant sleeping a bit warm but lots of fans. Saw a huge bear in the neighborhood near the cabin- kids were excited- and a mom bear with cubs just a couple miles away. Overall very good place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location to enjoy nature's paradise

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay here. The property is a perfect location for a Yosemite visit. We were close to all Yosemite has to offer, but away from the throngs of people near the village. The house was well stocked and had everything we needed, also heard rave reviews about the pillows??. The family especially enjoyed the pool table, the hot tub, and the access to trails right behind the house. I loved having my morning coffee on the deck with the views that go on forever. Thank you for sharing your lovely place with us.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Maria
4

Nice place great location.

  • 4 of 5

Overall the cabin was great. Location to the rest of the park was awesome. Cleanliness was good. It would have been great if the very large cobwebs inside the house were cleaned up. But it seems they have been there for a while. But definitely not a deal breaker. The pool table was awesome my kids loved it. We were able to use the jacuzzi for one night the first one. Unfortunately it was leaking when we arrived and based on the notes in the "welcomebook " it's been that way for a few visits, at least, before us. Due to the leaks we had to put water in it the next morning as it was very low. The water never got warm after that and then it stopped turning on all together. We did notify the owner and he called his contractor but there was no fix during our stay which was unfortunate because this was the main reason I was willing to pay more per night for this cabin, was for the jacuzzi and pool table feature!!! The toilets had a few plugging issues right when we got there so we had to unclog them, inconvenient . But then they started working again until the last day. Other than these few fixable items our stay was wonderful. I was unsure how well stocked the kitchen was so I brought pans and knives for cutting and cooking. But the pans and knives at the cabin where fantastic. The kitchen well stocked with all types of pans seeing plates bowls etc. even have every type of glass needed. Wine champagne shot coffee etc. and restrooms were stocked with towels and TP. Quiet neighborhood, responsive owners. Perfect for some adventures. Yosemite is fabulous so glad we were able to go. Definitely recommend. But be sure the jacuzzi works !!😜� Word of advice have your entry code printed or screen shot before you drive up to the cabin. No service means no service!😬�

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Margarita, Thank you for staying with us. We apologize about the issue with the spa during your stay. As you know we tried to get it back up and working during your visit but the repair man comes from a couple of hours away due to the remote location and it took him a couple of days to schedule the repair visit. (He got it fixed on the day you checked out).
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Manchester by the Sea
5

Fantastic Place

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect fit for us. We were there for climbing and rock climbing with our three very active grown sons. It was a joy to return to the house after a long day. Well equipped kitchen, great deck and hot tub, pool table = all kept us entertained. We were so grateful not to be waiting at the entry gate to get into the park each day.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Wawona Golf Course inside Yosemite National Park
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Highway 41 through Yosemite National Park
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Badger Pass Ski Resort in Yosemite
Car: necessary

Centrally located to Yosemite National Park's major attractions including Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Road, Badger Pass Ski Resort, Giant Sequoia Groves, Wawona Golf Course, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Mountain Climbing and Panoramic World Class Vistas including the World's 3rd Tallest Waterfall (Yosemite Falls).

Golf: Play golf inside Yosemite National Park on one of California's oldest golf courses in Wawona.

Ski: Badger Pass Ski Resort is located only 8 miles form the Cedar Chalet. Badger Pass is noted for being an exceptionally Family Friendly resort with a highly touted ski school for young skiers and beginners of all ages.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Yosemite National Park, Gold Country / High Sierra

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Prime Summer
12 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£904
for 2 nights
From
£452
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Season
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£603
for 2 nights
From
£301
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,549
for 4 nights
From
£387
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Season
26 Nov 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£646
for 2 nights
From
£323
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Years
15 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£818
for 2 nights
From
£409
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Season
2 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£646
for 2 nights
From
£323
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Prime Summer
11 May 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£947
for 2 nights
From
£473
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£775
for 2 nights
From
£387
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £19.39 per person per night

Off season rates up to 4 guests - additional guests $25/night per extra guest
Peak season rates are up to 6 guests - additional guests $25/night per extra guest
Holiday weekends are 3 night minimum

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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