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Stairway to Private and Romantic Penthouse Loft
Beautiful Fall colors
Romantic Mtn Retreat Balcony and Pool Area
A drone shot of the property taken by a previous guest
Studio as seen from entry sliding patio door
View from entry patio door
View from comfortable sofa
View of studio from sofa
Large and very comfortable studio with TV,  Fireplace and Dinning Table
View of  well appointed kitchenette
Super comfortable Queen Bed and Large Armoire
View from Kitchen area
Living / Dinning Room Area
TV  and Fireplace Area
Picnic Area as viewed from upstairs deck area
Picnic and BBQ Area
Enjoy a Relaxing Aftenoon Float!
Firepit and Pool Area
Local Traffic
Wine and Sunsets, the Perfect Pairing!
Nearby Angel Falls
Just the right amount of snow!
Picnicing / Fishing / Kyaking on Lake 2 miles from home
Hiking the High Country in Yosemite
Tunnel View, a view not to be missed or forgotten
Something for Everyone
Ponder the Yonder
Visit the Woodpecker Tree
The End Of The Rainbow Is Here
Local Air Traffic
Half Dome as viewed from Glacier Point
Historic 'Overhang Ledge' @ Glacier Point
View from Picnic Area
View from Pool Area
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Condo/Apartment -
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Yosemite National Park, California

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dadwithfa...
tennesee
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“excellent host”
Reviewed 2 April 2012 for a stay in March 2012

beautiful, clean, pleasant. nice view and fire pit area. grocery near by.

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Liked best: nice setting and perks
Liked least: farther from Yosemite than I realized.
Travelling group: With Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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UK
Reviewed 1 April 2012 for a stay in December 2011

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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway Older travelers
Rugged travelers
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Sacramento
Reviewed 18 February 2012 for a stay in January 2012

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A romantic getaway
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Andy774
Crewe, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
Reviewed 26 November 2011 for a stay in November 2011

We had just visited Vegas at the start of our holiday. It was fantastic. The sheer opulence. Surely this could not be beaten?
We then came to this mountain retreat. Robert met us and the welcome was genuine and warm. We wanted for nothing.
We visited Yosemite in the day. Be aware always check if the roads are open as on the second day with Roberts advice we entered via a different entrance as the other was closed due to snow. Yosemite is awesome and we cannot wait to visit again. At the end of the day we were tired and cold. We found that we looked forward to spending the night at this mountain retreat. It is so warm and cosy. The design is second to none. We snuggled down, chose one of the hundreds of films on offer and enjoyed a glass of Roberts excellent chosen wine. I cannot speak any higher about this place and Robert. I highly recommend

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Liked best: Everything
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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Dee S
Michigan
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Absolutely PERFECT”
Reviewed 26 November 2011 for a stay in November 2011

This is a clean, comfy, cozy little place to stay with a beautiful view! Bob is as freindly and hospital as every review says. He goes out of his way to help make your stay enjoyable and to make connections for whatever your needs may be. We needed to buy snow chains because they are required in Yosemite this time of year and he was on the phone with an auto parts store checking availabilty for us saving us a lot of time so we could spend it in the park. We enjoyed the bottle of wine and fireplace each night and waking up to a the sun rising over the mountains each morning.

We can't thank you enough Bob! We felt so welcome here!

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Liked best: Clean, modern, convenient home away from home
Liked least: Not many good restaurants nearby
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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Da_Wendov...
Wheatland, California
1 review
“Romantic and rural retreat for two”
Reviewed 21 November 2011 for a stay in October 2011

Where to start with Bob’s lovely house. I stayed there for my 10th anniversary with my wife; we truly needed the time alone together. When we arrived, Bob greeted us, showed us the room (very nice!) and provided some ideas for local dining. We went and picked up a pizza to go as we wanted the alone time. Fortunately, there just so happened to be a bottle of my favorite red wine already provided in our room which went perfect with the meal. Along with the wine, he also had a personalized “happy anniversary” card placed in the room which added a really nice touch.

After exploring the room more we found it beautifully appointed and had everything we could want. From free Netflix, Pandora and Wi-Fi to the many books and artwork on Yosemite, we had everything we needed to slip away from the demands of daily life. It was also stocked with many snacks and treats (to include fresh fruit) that one would need on an outdoor adventure. We decided to hike the Upper Yosemite Falls trail. After our long and exhausting hike, we couldn’t wait to get back to the house for some much needed R&R (which is where this place truly excels)

Thank you Bob for sharing your house with us, you are a gracious host. We wish we could’ve stayed much, much longer.

The Wendovers

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Liked best: The quality of the room
Liked least: Local area dining optoins
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
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Bolas77
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“Fantastic stay and excellent value”
Reviewed 17 October 2011 for a stay in October 2011

We had a lovely stay. The owner, Bob, was extremely helpful in ensuring that we had everything we needed and the accommodation was very clean and had all the cooking gear that you needed. The outdoor area for BBQ, sitting by an open fire or relaxing in the pool was also an excellent touch. Fantastic value as well. There is an excellent place called Slim's in North Fork for a coffee and it is only a short drive to Oakhurst which has an excellent supermarket. Would stay again for sure.

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Liked best: Clean, tidy and all the things that you needed
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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