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Property Details

  • Unit: Villa / Home
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Listing #: 22958

Rental Details

  • Children Allowed
  • No Pets
  • No Smoking
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • 1
  • Floors: 1
  • Skiing: Short drive

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Ideal relaxing getaway! Near Yosemite yet very private with beautiful views!

Ideal relaxing getaway! Near Yosemite yet very private with beautiful views!

Cozy living room with beautiful River Rock wall surrounding gas fireplace

Cozy living room with beautiful River Rock wall surrounding gas fireplace

Full amenity kitchen is beautifully lit by solar tubes

Full amenity kitchen is beautifully lit by solar tubes

Private Hot Tub offers Incredible Star Gazing or beautiful scenic views!

Private Hot Tub offers Incredible Star Gazing or beautiful scenic views!

Enjoy beautiful sunset views!

Enjoy beautiful sunset views!

Ideal relaxing getaway! Near Yosemite yet very private with beautiful views!

Ideal relaxing getaway! Near Yosemite yet very private with beautiful views!

Yosemite Country Cottage~Clean~Private~Quiet~Spa~Starry Skies~No Smokers/No Pets

The Yosemite Country Cottage is a charming, new, custom built home. We are conveniently located near Yosemite National Park along scenic Highway 140 in historic Midpines, approximately 9 miles east of the town of Mariposa. The Yosemite Country Cottage was completed in Spring 2006.

Beautifully decorated and exceptionally clean, the Country Cottage has three comfortable bedrooms that sleep 6, all with country quilts, Berber carpeting and adjacent tiled bathrooms. The large Wheelchair Accessible Master bedroom features a California King size solid oak sleigh bed. The large master bath has a separate vanity area and is Wheelchair Accessible, equipped with assist bars and a tiled roll-in shower with a built-in tiled bench. The other 2 bedrooms are tastefully decorated, each with Queen beds adorned with Country Quilts. The second full bathroom, located between these bedrooms has a tub/shower combo. All bed linens, bath towels, hand and bath soaps provided.

The large full amenity kitchen has brand new appliances, counter tops and cabinetry. It is fully equipped for the gourmet cook and includes all the conveniences for the vacationing cook. Kitchen towels, dish washing and dishwasher soaps provided.

The highlight of the living room is a large river rock wall with a gas fireplace for cozy evenings. All living room furnishings are brand new, including an entertainment center with a 5.1 Surround Sound Home Theater System, Satellite TV, Fm/dvd/cd player with front USB and A/V jacks for easy camera hook-up. The fully furnished dining room open to the living room affords easy access to the kitchen.

Outside amenities include a electric start gas barbecue and private Hot Tub, ideal for relaxing and incredible stargazing under unbelievable night skies, away from city lights. Or take in the beautiful mountain scenery surrounding the Cottage. Lots of spa towels provided. There is also a covered front porch with Adirondack chairs and picnic table to enjoy your favorite sunrise or sunset beverage and views of the surrounding Sierra Nevada Foothills. RV parking and electrical hook-up available.

The Yosemite Country Cottage is just the place for families and friends looking for comfort, convenience and charm. The open floor plan is ideal for socializing and relaxing. Sitting a top a hillside on 13 privately owned acres, the Country Cottage offers privacy, quiet surroundings and fantastic views and is very easy to find. Leave the crowds, traffic and noise behind. The Yosemite Country Cottage is your ideal vacation home.

The Yosemite Country Cottage is conveniently located near Yosemite National Park and offers a variety of activities for all seasons. There is easy access to two nearby Park entrances, Arch Rock Entrance Station along the Wild and Scenic Merced River Canyon on Hwy 140, or the South Entrance Station along Highway 41 on the way to the majestic Giant Sequoias.

The Historic Gold Town of Mariposa with the California State Mineral Exhibit and surrounding Gold Country with its quaint shops, restuarants, wine tasting from local vineyards, and History Museum is very close by.

The managing owners have lived and worked in the Yosemite area for 33 years, Charles the professional guide, will be happy to help you plan your itinerary with special recommendations to get the most out of your stay.

On-Site Amenities

Access to the Yosemite Country Cottage is right off Highway 140 so it is very easy to find, no traveling down residential roads required. Though we are located off the highway, the Country Cottage can not be seen from the highway. The house is perched a top a hill and offers complete privacy and tranquil surroundings. The 1/4 mile long road leading up to the house is privately owned and only used by the owners.

Everything in the Country Cottage is brand new and every room has a ceiling fan. The Kitchen and master vanity area have solar tubes providing natural lighting. A 5.1 Surround Stereo System with 5 changer DVD / CD / FM Player/Tuner is installed in Living room. Camera's can be hooked up to front of TV for easy playback. The Country Cottage is a custom built, energy efficient home that is Wheelchair accessible. We offer RV parking, water and electrical hook-up for an additional fee. Baby items ( Crib, Highchair, etc... ) are also provided upon request.

  • Fireplace
  • Patio/Deck
  • Hot Tub/Sauna
  • Air Conditioning
  • TV/VCR
  • DVD
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • CD/Radio
  • Barbeque
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Microwave
  • Store Nearby
  • Phone
  • Coffee Maker
  • Heating
  • Games/Toys
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Iron

Activities and Attractions

There are activities for all seasons and all different interests. Yosemite National Park is only 22 miles away. The Merced River is 5 minutes away and offers excellent white water rafting, swimming, fishing, kayaking, gold panning, hiking and wild flower viewing with many convenient picnic sites.

The Historic Gold town of Mariposa with its great museums, including the California State Mining and Mineral Museum, the Historic Courthouse, quaint shops, Wine tasting from local Vineyards, and restaurants is only minutes away.

The owner of the Yosemite Country Cottage has worked in Yosemite National Park for over 28 years as a driver/guide and can assist you in planning your activities depnding on your interests. Great Wine Tasting and Wedding Chapel available at near by Local Wineries/ Vineyards. Storytelling Festival in March, Local Wine Tasting Festival in June, "Music On The Green" every Saturday night. California State Mineral Exhibit in Mariposa. Fly Fishing Guide Service; half or full day of Fly Fishing, beginners to experts welcome.

  • Skiing
  • Beach
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Boating
  • Skiing (Downhill)
  • Bicycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Skiing (cross-country)
  • Kayaking
  • Restaurant Nearby
  • Casinos
  • Windsurfing
  • Ice Skating


Start Date End Date Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Apr 1, 2012 Oct 15, 2012 $190.00 $0.00 $1,300.00 $0.00
Oct 15, 2012 Mar 31, 2013 $150.00 $0.00 $1,050.00 $0.00
Nov 1, 2012 Mar 31, 2013 $150.00 $0.00 $1,050.00 $0.00
3 Night Minimum. Based on Occupancy of 4 Persons.
Rates are in $US and subject to change without notice.

Rental Rate Notes

LOW WINTER RATES NOV.-MARCH: $150/nt/4 + $50/nt. each additional person + 11% tax~2 nt. Min. APRIL-OCT.: $190/nt/4 + $30/nt. each additional person + 11% tax ~ 3 nt. Minimum 6 people maximum including children & infants. $90.00 nontaxable Cleaning Fee. $250.00 Refundable Deposit due at booking a reservation. No extra charge if paying with check, Add 3.5% if paying with credit card. CALL OR EMAIL FOR QUOTE! 209-742-7562

Rental Policies

Payment in full required prior to arrival date. This has always been smoke free property. No Smoking allowed at the Cottage inside or outside or on the property / premises anywhere. No Pets allowed.

The deposit will be refunded within 15 days of departure provided no damage, items missing, or excessive cleaning required.