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Midpines, The Ponderosa House - Close to Yosemite

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
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 a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
14 November, 2017

Location

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

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Midpines in Mariposa County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
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
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • 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
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Midpines, The Ponderosa House - Close to Yosemite
average rating of 4.841584 based on 101 reviews
3

Yosemite trip

  • 3 of 5

We stayed at the ponderosa house for 3 nights. It is a lovely house with some nice touches. We enjoyed our stay except the beds were very hard and uncomfortable. A tempurpedic pad would definitely help. Also the skillets are awful to cook with because they are Not the non-stick type. Make sure you follow all of the check out directions. I loaded the dishwasher and ran it but was not aware that we were supposed to wait around and unload it before checking out. After soaking the skillet for 2 days I mistakenly thought it would come clean in the dishwasher. We were charged $25 for our misdeeds. We always try and leave the homes we rent looking as nice as possible and have never once had a problem after renting over 40 homes with VRBO. Many people have thanked us for the condition we left their home in. It is a nice place just pay careful attention to all of the check out details.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, relaxing setting and a sparkling home with every convenience

  • 5 of 5

The Ponderosa is perfect for a short or long stay. The kitchen is huge, the entire house is immaculate, and the setting is beautiful. Renea and Rod were terrific hosts, and we loved having such a comfortable haven to return to after a day in Yosemite hiking. It's an easy drive to Yosemite from the Ponderosa. We have stayed at other lodging outside the park many times, but this was the best by far, and we would come back again.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing and you won't regret it

  • 5 of 5

We were blown away with how accommodating, relaxing and fully furnished the home was. After a long day of hiking, it was the perfect place to come back and sit in the hot tub while looking at the stars or have a nice meal in the backyard. They have done a wonderful job maintaining the home and I'd definitely go again! Worth every penny.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Spacious, clean, and comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay with you and appreciated how well equiped it was. Everything we could have wanted was there. Regretfully we were only there in time to go to bed each night, so we didn’t get to enopy the lovely yard, or all the wonderful games you have! We very much appreciated the bottle of wine you welcomed us with, and would highly recommend your lovely house.

Thank you,

Suzanne

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Quiet and homey. Beautiful drive along river to park entrance.

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable for us 4 adults, but could have easily accommodated 6. Large kitchen with all necessary appliances was nice. Frying pans should be replaced. Good experience overall.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Good beds.. luxurious..fast responding owners

  • 5 of 5

I recommend to the owners to remove the separate info around the house. Put everything only in the house folder and put up a few signs on where to find the folder. The checkout info was different between the notice on the fridge and the folder. Also some instructions on how to works the locks would be nice. However these are minor issues. The house is beautiful and luxurious. We slept well and enjoyed the hot tub. Any issues were solved quickly by the owners.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Midpines, Gold Country / High Sierra

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
£404
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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £60.61 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £189.4
Pet Fee £18.94
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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