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Vacation In Yosemite | Family Gatherings! | Spacious, Private! | Great location!

Bedrooms 6
Separate WCs1
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths; Perfect Home For Extended Families Up To 14 Persons Max.

-- 2800 sq ft 1970's era open architecture is spacious, clean and comfortable

-- Always contact us directly for the most accurate quotes and complete reservation instructions. This is your only way to reserve our property!

-- We respond to every inquiry we receive! (Most within a few hours). Be sure to check your spam folder if you haven't seen a reply!

-- Generously stocked with most everything you would expect to find at your own home

-- Multiple bedrooms with ensuite baths allow for privacy when you want it

-- Large windows and multiple decks let you enjoy the scenery in any season

-- High efficiency central heating and A/C

-- DSL network connection and WiFi at no extra cost

-- Broadcast TV with VCR/DVD player and Roku box with Netflix and Hulu Plus

-- 1.3 acres of private forested land with easy access by car

-- 10 minutes to Yosemite; 20 minutes to Bass Lake and Oakhurst

-- Historic logging railroad is your neighbor!

-- Our calendar is always current; use it to check availability

-- Note that we need 1 full calendar day free between groups to prepare the house

-- 3 night minimum stay during peak season and holidays

-- 2 night minimum stay otherwise

-- When a 3 night stay is not possible, a 2 night stay might be. Contact us!

-- HomeAway Instant quotes may not be accurate! Contact us for the best possible price

-- Our priority is your comfort and satisfaction; read our reviews to see for yourself!

Conveniently located on Highway 41 and just minutes from Yosemite's southern entrance, our spacious family-friendly modern mountain home offers comfort and privacy, a unique connection to local history and even the nostalgic sounds of the nearby Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad.

Our 2800 square-foot mountain home borrows from the Swiss Chalet style using local, authentic century-old trestle wood beams. The open architecture offers your extended family or friends all the living space you will need, plus the modern comforts you would expect, for that unforgettable trip to the Yosemite area.

For the most accurate, up-to-date details be sure to visit our website (the link is near the bottom of this page, just look for "Yosemite Trestlewood Chalet"). You'll find more helpful information, more pictures, and details on our rates and policies. Our availability calendar is also there for your vacation planning convenience.

It's best to contact us by email but you can also call and leave a message if you prefer. When checking our calendar remember that we normally need a full calendar day between groups in order to prepare the house. Happy planning!

More Details

Property Manager
David - Suzanne
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2018

About David - Suzanne

We are California residents who thoroughly enjoy sharing our home with other travelers

David - Suzanne purchased this chalet in 2012

Why David - Suzanne chose Fish Camp

We love the Sierras and the Yosemite area in particular.

What makes this chalet unique

Cool summers, snowy winters, stunning scenery.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Fish Camp in California

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Upstairs Master Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Lg private bathroom ensuite with Upstairs Master Bedroom 1
    Common Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Common upstairs bathroom near living areas
    Private Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Private 3/4 bath ensuite with bedroom 3
    Private Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Private 3/4 bathroom ensuite with bedroom 4
    Garage Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Half bathroom accessed through the garage
  • 4.5
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Upstairs bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Upstairs Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Also std twin mattress & inflatable queen mattress available
    Downstairs Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Also has private 3/4 bath
    Downstairs Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Also has private 3/4 bath
    Downstairs Bunk Bedroom 5 - 3 Single Bed , Twin bunkbed plus a single twin bed in one room
    Unique Bonus room - Two mattress toppers in a unique room that kids just love!
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3) Extra inflatable queen mattress available (goes on floor), Twin or Single Beds (1) Extra twin mattress also available (goes on floor), Baby Cribs (2), Bunk Beds (1), 2 twin memory foam pads also available.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Additional Amenities: - Ice Maker - VCR - CD player


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Vacation In Yosemite | Family Gatherings! | Spacious, Private! | Great location!
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

An extended-family lodging option for a nearby wedding

  • 5 of 5

Background: Iowa boy to wed CA girl---and boy's extended family needs a more affordable & comfortable lodging option than the nearby lodge/wedding site. We has stayed at Trestlewood once before (the meet-the-inlaws trip) and understood its potential. Our stay for the wedding was everything we'd hoped for and more, although we did push the lodging options almost to capacity. Trestlewood is relatively easy to find for first-timers, its layout facilitates as much bonding and/or privacy as desired, the kitchen works great and the views are outstanding. David's pricing structure is logical and fair, and he was 100% professional and consistent in supporting us.

For another gathering in the West, we'd have no reservations about a return stay at Trestlewood-----tw

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding in every way

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Trestlewood Chalet for our daughter's nearby campground wedding (someone had to have a shower!). As one who hosts vacation rental property herself, I was exceedingly pleased by how well organized, maintained, and appointed the home was. What we needed was there, easy to find, all in great shape. Plus, the home was beautiful, the outside gardens a treat, as well as the decks. We were 6 adults, with plenty of baths and bedrooms to accommodate us. The owners were excellent communicators and very conscientious. A total pleasure.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for Our Group

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at the Logger’s Retreat and always loved it. Since it was not available this time, we booked the Trestlewood Chalet. It was great for our party of 11 family members and friends: one couple, one single adult, one couple with two small boys, and one couple + two older sons.

The bedroom and bathroom situation was perfect for our group.

The kitchen and pantry, as with the Logger's Retreat, were well-stocked with everything we needed in the way of equipment and supplies. The bathrooms were also well supplied.

The deck was bigger than at the LR, so if you have a large group eating outdoors, Trestlewood is ideal.

The house was actually built using a former railroad trestle, and the huge beams are a lovely echo of the Sugar Pine Railroad down below. There is also a Thomas the Tank railroad set up on its own table near the dining table, which was fun for the little guys, and others, too. The small rechargeable vacuum cleaner was another big hit with the smaller guests.

We rode bikes in the valley this time, and it was really beautiful. If you need to rent any bikes, including a parent's with a trailer, they are available at the Yosemite Lodge and at Currie Village.

The house is large and everyone could spread out and do what they liked, but we were all together, too.

The dining table is good for a large group for eating and playing games, as well as being a nice surface for making cookies, etc.

Highly recommended for a group.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous stay

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend staying at the Trestlewood Chalet. You cannot beat the comfort and spaciousness of this house to any hotel nearby. It does live up to it's description. We were very pleased to find the house meticulously maintained and very comfortable. We were 3 couples spending 3 nights at the Trestlewood Chalet. We enjoyed using the fully equipped kitchen to make breakfast and dinner BBQ's. It's Location just 15-20 minutes from the south entrance to Yosemite National Park was definitely a plus.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lots of Room, Owners very easy to work with

  • 5 of 5

My family rented this home for a trip to Yosemite. It is just a few minutes south of the South Gate. Lots of beds, lots of privacy, nice linens - everything we needed. Working with David was pleasant - he granted a special request to accommodate our schedule. We did clean quite a bit prior to leaving - but, that allowed us to get a nearly 50% partial refund on the cleaning deposit. A nice touch. Besides that - they sent items that were accidently left in the washer. So nice! Would definitely come back again!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Time

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable

good fit for us

Too short a stay esp. for the price, but that is our fault

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! Yosemite is such a large park that it is true that 2 nights is not really enough time to explore the area thoroughly. That's one reason why our normal 3 night minimum stay during the summer season makes a lot of sense. We'd love to have you visit again! -David
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Yosemite (Fresno) International Airport
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad
Nearest Motorway
Rte 41
Nearest Restaurant
The Narrow Gauge Inn
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Badger Pass
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Bass Lake
Car: necessary

Our home is built on a east-facing mountain slope above Highway 41 and just south of the town of Fish Camp. Here you will enjoy private terraced garden spaces, views of forested mountains and a convenient location close to all of the area's attractions. Yosemite National Park and the Mariposa Grove of giant Sequoias are just 10 minutes north. In the winter you can play in the snow just north of Fish Camp, or drive up to Badger Pass for snow-shoeing, tubing, and your choice of either cross-country or downhill skiing. In summer you can enjoy horseback riding just outside of Fish Camp as well as swimming and excellent fishing in nearby Big Creek. The refreshing beauty of Corlieu Falls is only 10 minutes south of our home. Water sports at Bass Lake and shopping in Oakhurst are only 20 minutes away. You can even find fine dining at the Narrow Gauge Inn and an authentic steam locomotive ride at the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad right across the road from us!

Other attractions and activities:

- Health/beauty spa

- Wildlife viewing

- Boating

- Eco tourism

- Kayaking

- Jet skiing

- Snow boarding

- Snowmobiling

- Rock climbing

- Cross country skiing


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Fish Camp, Gold Country / High Sierra

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
16 Nov 2018 - 26 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning dep (see notes) £231.75
Pet Fee £15.45 + Tax

NOTES: You must declare ALL overnight guests (adults, minor children, and pets). Cleaning deposit partially refunded depending on how clean you leave the house. Homeaway rate quotes may not be accurate and may not include all available discounts! Be sure to contact the property manager for an accurate quote.

TERMS: No extra charge for minor children accompanied by parent. Holidays during off-peak season rent at peak rates. Pay first night's rent (w/o tax) to secure your dates. Balance due 30 days before arrival. Cancel anytime before balance is due and receive a full refund. Partial refunds for cancellations after that. Homeaway quotes and cancellation policy statements may not be accurate!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.