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25 ACRES OF PRIVATE SOLITUDE. Close to Yosemite~Hot Tub

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

'Your home and hospitality for my best friends and I have been a slice of heaven. The solitude is a wonderful break from our hectic everyday lives.'

When you arrive at Wild Oak Farm you will leave the hustle and bustle of your daily life behind. The 700-foot long driveway leads you to the Tree House which is perched in the center of the 25 acre property. Enter the doorway under the house and ascend the spiral staircase into your vacation retreat. You will not be disappointed. The Tree House exemplifies rustic elegance; from the massive granite fireplace and incense-cedar trunk that are the centerpoints of the entire house, to the uncluttered, yet well-appointed bedrooms and full amenity kitchen.

The Tree House is a three bedroom, two bath house perfect for families and friends looking for the unique vacation home with lots of special touches. Each bedroom has views to the majestic old-growth oaks that forest the property. The master bedroom features a king-size bed and a sliding door that leads directly to the wrap-around deck. The Loft Room has a olympic queen-size bed on the main floor and a full-size bed in the sleeping loft (a kid favorite). The Triangle Room has a queen-size bed, and features local Yosemite art. The Tree House comfortably accommodates six adults and can accommodate more in the loft and the sleeper couch in the family room.

The house is wrapped by a wooden deck that provides views into the surrounding mountains. You can access the deck via the french-doors in the kitchen. The hammock on the slate back deck is a shady retreat in the summertime. The hot tub is a great place to unwind after hiking in Yosemite all day and has great views of the stars and surrounding mountains.

Keywords: Yosemite, cabin, mountain home, tree house, private cabin

More Details

Todd Bruno
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2018

About Todd Bruno

I grew up on the rugged coast of Oregon and have always had an appreciation for the wonders of our planet. I have been a park ranger for over 20 years and spent 13 years working in beautiful Yosemite. Part of my joy in being a vacation rental owner/manager is listening to my guests and offering my knowledge of the park to suite their vacation plans.

Todd Bruno purchased this house in 1999

Why Todd Bruno chose Midpines

25 acres of privacy.........a custom home with a cedar tree inside!!! I immediately fell in love with this home. Over the years I have enjoyed putting in the outdoor solar shower, the hot tub and surrounding landscape and other projects. The architecture, the layout and the views both ground and inspire me. For many years my extended family and I have enjoyed our own holidays there, creating lasting memories.

What makes this house unique

Views of the seclusion, the awesome cedar tree and the great Mariposite granite fireplace. It's one of a kind!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful, welcoming home with us. A writer by profession, I find there is truly only one thing to say -- a week is not long enough!
Mar 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Midpines in Mariposa County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) High quality beds with fine linens., Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming


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25 ACRES OF PRIVATE SOLITUDE. Close to Yosemite~Hot Tub
average rating of 4.9215684 based on 56 reviews
Orange County, CA

Simply WONDERFUL, and private!

  • 5 of 5

We were a total of 10 with adult and children. Our very first trip, and let me tell you that the house exceeded all our expectations! The location is great, the house is VERY well maintained, super more spacious than we thought! The pictures do not do justice for the actual property! You want privacy? You’ll definitely get it here and I can assure you won’t regret getting away from it all! The house has all the kitchen utensils you’ll need! The hot tub is simply amazing surrounded with so much nature, and the outdoor shower made it very convenient! Definitely a favorite in the house! Downtown Midpines is a short drive away with a great amount of food options. We went twice to bass lake(about 30-40min away) since the Yosemite fire at the moment had a bit of road closure. Everyone from the smallest to the oldest enjoyed themselves and loved their experience very much at the Treehouse! We definitely cannot wait to be able to return!!

Thank you Todd for sharing your little piece of paradise with the rest of the world!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Yosemite Trip.

  • 5 of 5

Great property! Perfect place to stay for us, two sons and daughter law. Quite. Roomy. We had no idea in the scheme of Yosemite (Tennesseans) how convenient it would be. We drove to the park/ Valley each of the four days. Keep in mind Mariposa is a small quaint town and had to rush back before things closed. Midpines is tiny. We loved the home, location and the property. We will highly recommend to our friends. We picked for the hot tub as we are hikers.Thank you Todd.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Too good to be True

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of the Midpines treehouse did not do this property justice. It is absolutely breathtaking. The house is very large and comfortable. The grounds are stunningly beautiful, thoughtfully planned out, serene and silent. Everything that you could ever need is already there. It is very close (as lodging goes near the park) and you get an entire HOME for the price of one hotel room. I can't say enough great things about the treehouse and Todd, the owner, is fantastic!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dave It is with great pleasure that I read reviews like the one you posted. The Tree House has been such a special place for my own gatherings of friends and family. I am glad to open it up to appreciative folks like yourself. Thanks so much for your business!
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Perfect Hideaway from Yosemite

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our 2 nights at the Treehouse. Unique architecture, beautiful setting. It takes about an hour to get to the gate of Yosemite. You are 15 minutes to Mariposa filled with great food and nice people.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jay I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the Tree House. Thanks for your business! Just to clarify though, it usually takes about 30 minutes to park gate and an hour to get all the way into Yosemite Valley. Take good care and thanks again!
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Beautiful family-friendly home!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous, spacious house with amazing views. Large open kitchen, lots of seating, nice bedroom set up with new sheets and comfy beds. We loved entering in the laundry room when it was raining. The location was super quiet which was nice. We sat outside enjoying the sounds of nature. We spotted a turkey and a frog. Todd was easy to communicate with. We followed his restaurant recommendations and were not disappointed. I highly recommend this location for family rental.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen Thanks so much for your kind review and your business! I am glad you found the Tree House and the serenity of the property relaxing. Cheers!!
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Home away from home with endless charm and attentive hosts.

  • 5 of 5

We have now stayed in the treehouse two years counting. I knew the first year that this was somewhere we would have to keep coming back to.

The treehouse is about a 45 minute drive into Yosemite valley, which I didn't mind because this is the most beautiful drive you can experience. After a day adventuring out, our family loves coming back to quiet and seclusion in the treehouse.

The layout is spacious but very cozy with the large fireplace. The decor is attractive without being too formal or off-putting. In summation this is the ideal setting for a family vacation with children. My boys run around and play with their sling shots and Lazer guns and as loud as they are playing like, there is no one close enough to be quiet for! We had a gaggle of wild turkey come on the property this last visit.

We have been sad to leave each time. Our hosts were very responsive through email and phone and are concerned with their guests comfort. This is a fantastic get away for all seasons.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Annmarie Thank you kindly for the great review and for being a repeat customer. The Tree House has been such a great place for my family over the years and it warms my heart to know that others like you and your family have similar experiences. Take good care!
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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Standard rate
29 Jun 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter Rates
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £34.76 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £193.13
Cleaning Fee £96.56 + Tax

Guest beyond 6 people will be charged $20.00/per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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