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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
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 January, 2018

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 4.8490567 based on 106 reviews
5

Great space and close to Yosemite

  • 5 of 5

Well stocked home with open floor plan and lots of natural light. Great for relaxing, cooking, and quick access to Yosemite. Would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome place!

  • 5 of 5

We had a really great time!! Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Home!

  • 5 of 5

This home was lovely and had everything we needed to make a wonderful Thanksgiving meal. It's close enough to Mariposa to get coffee, shop, etc but far enough away that you truly relax in the great outdoors. We will most certainly be back!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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New tradition

  • 5 of 5

For my mom's birthday the 5 of us stayed at this beautiful home and loved it! We drove into the park Thursday and Friday, it took about 40-50 minutes each time. The house is very spacious and the kitchen is well equipped for a rental. We are definitely considering renting again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

I loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Very cozy, well-kept, and has all essentials needed for perfect getaway!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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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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

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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£384
for 2 nights
From
£160
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £57.58 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £179.95
Pet Fee £17.99
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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