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Yosemite! Beautiful NEW home amidst towering pines overlooking creek.Pool table!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

From our beautiful sanctuary, follow the Wild and Scenic Merced River 40 minutes to the Yosemite National Park entrance. The charmingly historic but vibrant gold mining town of Mariposa is only 6 miles to the west.

Constructed in 2014/ 2015, this custom owner built mountain chateau is situated on the edge of a wild canyon at the end of a mile and a half graded gravel road. The year-round Plumbar Creek runs through these 56 private acres of mixed evergreen and oak woodland. This property borders the 2000+ square mile Sierra National Forest. No neighbors in sight, very majestic and peaceful!

Featuring rustic styling with a modern design (and high speed DSL Wi-Fi!), this lovely home includes a spacious, well-designed kitchen and a warm, hydronic-heated slab floors. There are two private bedrooms on separate floors and two bathrooms. A cozy indoor balcony features another queen sized bed and also serves as an entertainment center. Spend time on the large, sustainably-harvested redwood deck. Enjoy the spectacular beauty of sunrise and sunset while you grill and dine here.

From this mountain getaway, you can easily explore Yosemite, Mariposa Gold Country, and the Wild and Scenic Merced River. Chose from so many activities: hike Yosemite's spectacular trails, take a leisurely bike ride or float on a raft through Yosemite Valley, try hiking, backpacking or fishing in Yosemite's lovely high country, appreciate a unique shopping experience in Yosemite or Mariposa. Enjoy birding, gold-panning, or rock climbing. Closer to home, explore the Sierra National Forest on foot, on your bike or on your horse! We were born and raised in the Yosemite area, and we can help you make your vacation unique and memorable.

Fritz & Lindsey

More Details

Owner
Fritz and Lindsey
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 March, 2017

About Fritz and Lindsey

We found this 56 acres in 2009 after an exhausting search to buy a sizable piece of land in the area we grew up in. In February 2015 we finally completed our self- built dream home.

Our summer time work of living in the wilderness of the high sierra allows us to share this special place with travellers

Fritz and Lindsey purchased this chateau / country house in 2015

Why Fritz and Lindsey chose Yosemite

This was the only property we could find that met our criteria of being very private, having year around flowing water and bordering National Forest public land while being close to the town of Mariposa AND the Merced River and Yosemite. It has turned out to be a perfect blend of privacy while having the convenience of heading to yosemite or the river for the day while still being a short drive to town for shopping or a night out at resturaunts, saloons or concerts

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Our backyard borders Sierra National Forest, one of the biggest in the state at over 200 square miles, this in turn borders Yosemite National Park and all the wilderness and National forests and Parks of the entire Sierra Nevada mountains. The possibilities and freedom are endless!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Mariposa in Mariposa County

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    living room pullout couch - 1 Large Double Bed
    loft pullout couch - 1 Double Bed
    screened porch futon - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(58 traveller reviews)

Yosemite! Beautiful NEW home amidst towering pines overlooking creek.Pool table!
average rating of 4.965517 based on 58 reviews
5

Absolutely Incredible

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Lindsey & Fritz's cabin while we visited Yosemite and it was an amazing, peaceful retreat! We relaxed on the balcony, in the hammock and down by the creek below the property. We wished we could have stayed longer and are hoping to visit the cabin again soon! Thanks again Fritz & Lindsey!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely yosemite

  • 5 of 5

Comfy beds, beautiful surroundings, clean environment, good support from owner

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay near Yosemite

  • 5 of 5

What a great hidden gem! A perfect cabin that is both 'away from it all' and 'near everything'. It is a cozy cabin at the end of a gravel road nestled under the pine trees. Comfortable beds (we only used one room, but I'm assuming the others are nice as well), lovely bathroom with stone floor and rain shower head. All the amenities that you'll need in the kitchen to cook a lovely meal and enjoy it on the covered deck. It was a rainy/chilly weekend when we stayed, but that didn't prevent us from exploring the creek down below the house nor nearby Yosemite. Mariposa is only a few miles down the road. We actually didn't spend time there since we brought groceries and made most meals at the house or ate in Yosemite. You will not regret staying at Fritz's place. I am anxious to book again for a summer trip.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Off the Beaten Path

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful cabin is off the beaten path. It has everything you need and more. We were pleasantly surprised by the dart board and pool table down stairs. TH beds were comfortable, the shower an absolute dream, the kitchen had all the essentials, the view spectacular. We had an easy drive into Yosemite and enjoyed walking in cute town of Mariposa. A great place for some quality family time.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous setting, perfectly equipped home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a couple nights in December and it was perfect. The heated floors made everything cozy. The views were incredible, rooms were comfy, and the kitchen had everything we needed. When the baby was asleep we could take advantage of the downstairs game room - billiards and darts! The location was great - a short drive into town and about 45 minutes into Yosemite. We'd love to come back in warmer weather to enjoy more of the outdoor aspects of the house (and the park). Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

A gorgeous home and base to explore Mariposa and Yosemite. We were a family of five, all very comfortable and warm. The kitchen was great to cook in, there's lots of spots to sit and relax. My girls loved the pool table and the darts. The house was very clean, Fritz and Lindsey were easy to get in contact with and made sure our stay was fabulous. We're looking forward to coming back another for another stay!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Fresno international. Also local airport 12 mi.
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Mariposa
Nearest Golf
22 Miles
awahnee
Nearest Train
40 Miles
merced
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
hwy 140 yosemite all year highway
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
mariposa
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Badger Pass
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Merced river
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Mariposa, 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
 
peak season
20 Apr 2017 - 2 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£348
for 1 night
From
£260
£1,676
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£309
for 1 night
From
£221
£1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £79 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £278
Tax Rate 11.0%

Signed rental agreement due at time of reservation.

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.

Rates are based on 4 guests. Additional guests are $25/night (9 guests maximum)

CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations that are made more than thirty (30) days prior to the arrival date will receive 50% of rental in return.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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