Comfortable Home Between Two Yosemite Gates

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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Cottage

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Sleeps: 6

Type: Cottage

Comfortable Home Between Two Yosemite Gates

This comfortable home offers a great location on a quiet country road and is conveniently situated between two major entrances of the beautiful and majestic Yosemite National Park. The Merced River is only minutes away and leads the way on the 35 mile scenic drive from this home to the Arch Rock Entrance. The alternate route to the park, approximately a 45 mile drive, will take you past the Mariposa Groves where you'll see the Giant Sequoias, the Badger Pass Ski Area, and other attractions. It's an easy day trip to make through one entrance, taking in scenes and points of interest through the park, out the other entrance, and back home with ...Read more

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Comfortable Home Between Two Yosemite Gates
Mariposa, California

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This home is on a paved country road, only 4 miles from the town of Mariposa. It is conveniently situated between two entrances if Yosemite. One route is a scenic 35 mile drive to the SW entrance of Yosemite along HW 140. This route takes you through the beautiful Arch Rock Entrance of the park. The alternate route is a 50 minute drive along HW41 to the southern entrance of the park, which takes you through Wawona, the Mariposa Groves, Glacier Point, and the Giant Sequoias.

It is situated on a shared 7 acre parcel, adjoining our other 2BR 1BA vacation home. Both homes can be rented together for the extended families that like to travel together, yet still enjoy their own privacy. Call us for availability at (phone: hidden) for the adjacent house.

This home is at an elevation of 2600 feet, which frequently translates to a very pleasant microclimate. There is ample parking on the property, even for an RV. It occasionally snows, but the snow doesn't usually stick around too long. The normal snowfall in Mariposa is in February. Travel to the park is ideal from Mariposa, even in the winter. Snow chains can be required. For road conditions, call (phone: hidden).

Bring your kayak and go for a whitewater adventure in beautiful Yosemite. Or, take a guided tour with one of the many adventure guides such as Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions. Their launchsite is a scenic drive only 45 minutes up the road along the Merced River Valley Canyon, on Route 140. For more information, call (phone: hidden), and ask about the Merced River whitewater tours.

Yosemite Zipline Adventures is another fun thing to take advantage of, right in our town of Mariposa. They're located about 5 miles away in the other direction on HW 140. For more information, call (phone: hidden).

Rafts are available to rent in the Park during summer months. Bicycles are for rent at a great price. There are many great ways to experience Yosemite, and the town of Mariposa is a great place to start from! This home will serve as a great base for your vacation adventure.

If you prefer to leave the driving to the professionals, public transportation to Yosemite is available from Mariposa daily. See (website: hidden) for more information.
This homes is easily accessible on a quiet country road and it even has a wheelchair ramp for our handicapped guests.

These two properties are nestled in the foothills of the Sierras. They offer privacy, beauty, and convenience on seven acres of beautiful landscape, with all the comforts of home. They offer accommodations for the private getaway or the extended family reunion in a perfect vantage point to capture all the sights and adventures that the Yosemite area has to offer.

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Mountain nearby, Rural retreats

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Nearest airport: Fresno Yosemite International, 60 miles
Car is essential

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