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SierraScape ~Incredible Creekside Cabin. Secluded, Spa, View

SierraScape ~Incredible Creekside Cabin. Secluded, Spa, View

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Property Details

Updated: Dec 18, 2014
House, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, 4 Sleeps

So glad we happened to find this place while surfing the web. We had a wonderful stay, everything was perfect."

Secretly set near Yosemite, this spectacular, 1000 sq ft, custom built Tri-Level creekside home is hidden away on eight secluded acres and is ideally located between two different entrances to Yosemite National Park, both well under an hour away. SierraScape's central location is ideal for enjoying all of Yosemite however many of our guests say that once they’ve been there, they want to simply stay put, basking in the beauty and seclusion here without ever having to leave the property. Yosemite is so close, and yet so far…

"My Husband and I had a wonderful time exploring Yosemite and then relaxing together here at the cabin. We loved the privacy, quiet, and all of nature's sounds at night. A wonderful place for honeymooners. Thank You!"

Unique and intriguing architecture add much to the ambience of this amazing place that comfortably accommodates from Two, to Four guests. SierraScape is beautifully furnished with an eclectic mix of comfort and style, has a FULLY-equipped kitchen with EVERY convenience, large, beautifully done bedrooms as well as the most incredible outdoor patio, a real treat!

"When we arrived, we thought we'd died and gone to Heaven, when we departed, we knew we'd found Heaven on Earth...WHAT a PLACE!" 2/27/11

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THE LIVING and DINING AREAS

SierraScape’s living room has beautiful Oak flooring, high, open-beam ceilings and includes a reclining sofa and several comfortable chairs, the incredible stone fireplace (firewood provided), Stereo system w/iPod port, Flat-Screen TV w/DVD/VCR and extensive satellite programming, including HBO. We also provide DVR here for the convenient recording of your favorite sports events and other TV programs. There is an abundance of board games, an interesting collection of books and novels as well as direct access out the French doors, leading directly out to the back deck area, creek and SPA.

This room sits adjacent to the sunny dining area and just beyond that, the arched entrance leads you into the well-stocked, fully-equipped kitchen with modern appliances, gas stove, refrigerator, double stainless sink with plumbed, purified RO drinking water (professionally maintained), Granite countertops, dishwasher, microwave, multiple windows and a BEAUTIFUL view...

“Every single thing we thought of to use in that kitchen you HAD!”

A Full-size washer and dryer can be found in the closet, off the hallway and for your convenience, we also provide earth-friendly laundry soap and even a drying rack for those of you who would like one. The washer and dryer are available to all our guests, regardless of the duration of their stay.

THE BEDROOMS and BATHS

The large, Main Bedroom is located on the second level and has open-beam, cathedral ceilings &

skylight, a Queen-size bed, loveseat, a vanity/sink and a side door that opens onto its own private deck, leading down to the hot tub.

The Room With a View is located on the third level, at one the of the catwalk and also has high, open-beam ceilings, a King-size bed, a beautiful view and French doors that lead out onto a private balcony, overlooking the creek.

"The sound of the water flowing in that creek, drifting through the French Door screen while we were sleeping was so tranquil and renewing, we could have stayed here forever"

The upstairs, half-bath is also located along the catwalk, just steps away from The Room With a View. Both bedrooms are beautifully outfitted with both modern & antique furniture as well as comfortable, quality beds. Each room has a ceiling fan, a sitting/reading area and writing desk, adding to the comfort and solitude of each individual space.

Located on the first floor is the unique, full bathroom with an open, 6' tile shower that has dual shower heads, multiple windows and private, distant views. It also has a large soaking tub with great views of the private surroundings! Conveniently, this main bathroom is accessible from common living space as is the half-bath upstairs so no traipsing through someone else's bedroom on your way to the loo ;-)..

And OUTSIDE…

You’ll find the incredible, multi-level Sunny Garden Deck that is absolutely, positively fantastic. This extensive a

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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Accept Credit Cards

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You testify with fresh air architecture

A church within the sanctuary of nature
Mar 2005
  • 1 of 5

36 Reviews

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SierraScape ~Incredible Creekside Cabin. Secluded, Spa, View
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7018385
-209 966-4945
Mariposa Yosemite Area
Long Beach, CA
5

Perfect Yosemite Retreat!

  • 5 of 5
SierraScape is a very well appointed, wonderful little cabin just a few miles outside of Mariposa. I stumbled upon this place as I was planning a retreat for my mother and I when she visited this year in Los Angeles. We found the cabin to be exactly as described - honestly cuter and more spacious than the photos show - with wonderful notes and plenty of information for us Yosemite sightseers. Kirsty was very helpful through the booking process and we were excited to find a place my dog Jackson could enjoy as well.
We loved seeing deer from the kitchen window and enjoying our coffee on the deck before the start of our long days in the park. Mariposa is a cute little town too, full of wonderful restaurants and quaint shops - we really enjoyed stopping in town each night on our way back to the rental.
Seriously such a wonderful experience that left us feeling renewed and reenergized by the beauty and nature around us. Will book again.
  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
SierraScape ~Incredible Creekside Cabin. Secluded, Spa, View
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7018385
-209 966-4945
Mariposa Yosemite Area
California
5

Amazing retreat in the Western Sierra and awesome hosts!

  • 5 of 5
This place is just awesome - in the way that means awe-inspiring - and the hosts, Kirsty and Jerry are just as great. The booking process was quick and super-professional, and Kirsty was so nice and friendly from the start. They have a way of knowing how to really efficiently manage a property while also being so welcoming and personable - not a common combination. We arrived just after sunset and a fire was ready to be lit and there was jazz playing - I don't even like jazz, but left it on because it was such a sweet gesture! :)
When we awoke the next morning, we were able to take in the true splendor of the place, on the first of four beautiful, crisp, clear fall days filled with lots of hikes, more fires, football, and Thanksgiving. Kirsty and Jerry helped with some hikes for us and our pooches, and were always quick to pick up the phone if we needed anything.
We will be back! Great property, great hosts!
  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
SierraScape ~Incredible Creekside Cabin. Secluded, Spa, View
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7018385
-209 966-4945
Mariposa Yosemite Area
Imperial Beach, CA
5

Sierrascape

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I shared our anniversary (with our dog) at Sierrascape. Kirsty and Jerry were wonderful and the house is beautiful. A much needed peaceful experience! We had a terrific time looking at the endless stars from the hot tub and really appreciated the close proximity to Yosemite. I would only wish to stay a little longer. I have friends already requesting the information based on the photo's I shared of the endless views from the back deck.
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
SierraScape ~Incredible Creekside Cabin. Secluded, Spa, View
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7018385
-209 966-4945
Mariposa Yosemite Area
5

Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5
The pictures do not do this wonderful home justice. It is an absolutely delightul and peaceful setting in which to relax and enjoy. The expansive deck has several levels to experience and feel in touch with nature, and to relax in the outdoor hot tub under the stars. The home is lovely with comfortable bedding and an awesome shower. The owners have thought of everythng to anticipate questions and have information readily available. We truly enjoyed our stay here and only wish we had more time to stay longer!!
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Especially appreciate your comment about the really cool shower ;-), many people over the years have commented on that, how it's like being outside what with the windows, & stunning views. Really glad you enjoyed your special stay ~
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SierraScape ~Incredible Creekside Cabin. Secluded, Spa, View
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7018385
-209 966-4945
Mariposa Yosemite Area
Oshawa Ontario Canada
5

Quiet and Comfortable Retreat

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I spent a wonderful 4 days at Sierrascape. The weather was perfect -- hot and sunny during the day and cool at night. We made use of the hot tub, the BBQ and the many leveled deck. It was great to sit and watch the many birds surrounding the cottage from larger raptors, to a wild turkey and finches. We were also entertained by lizards on the rocks.
We thoroughly appreciated the private setting with its lovely and unique gardens. The cottage was comfortable and well equipped. The kitchen had everything we needed, the shower was great as you felt you were almost outside, and the bed in the master suite was extremely comfortable.
Our only issue was with the heater which was tempermental and often took several tries to get the fan to work.
Highly recommend as a fine base to explore Gold Rush towns and Yosemite.

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for letting us know about the heater's fan, it's since been replaced. Glad you so enjoyed the place in its entirety!
business
SierraScape ~Incredible Creekside Cabin. Secluded, Spa, View
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7018385
-209 966-4945
Mariposa Yosemite Area
5

Dream Honeymoon

  • 5 of 5
Such a cute little place! We spent half our honeymoon here and couldnt have asked for a more secluded and beautiful place. The house is adorable! Just big enough and fully furnished, the two bathrooms and full laundry make it feel just like home. The kitchen was fully furnished and the patio a dream come true to outdoor lovers. Numerous birdfeeders bring birdlife right outside the windows all throughout the day! We spent candlelit nights out on the patio in the hot tub and saw a racoon and a bobcat! The drive to Yosemite is a little far, but not because of the actual mileage but the winding mountain roads. The town of Mariposa has everything you need for your stay as well as some great gift shops and places to eat. I couldnt recommend this place enough for a family trip or a romantic getaway for two! And the owner is awesome she came to jump our rental car when the battery died no questions asked and with lightening speed! Thanks again for such a wonderful and beautiful experience.
  • Submitted: May 25, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: SO glad you enjoyed yourselves as much as you did at SierraScape!

Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Fresno International at 60 Miles Nearest Golf : Ahwahnee at 14 Miles Nearest Train : Merced at 45 Miles Nearest Motorway : Highway 49 at 3 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Sportsman's Cafe at 3 Miles Nearest Ski : Badger Pass at 70 Miles Car: necessary

Guests here will find a complete book of local interests, favorite places and super suggestions for travelers to refer to when planning their stay. We are managing owners, live locally (within ten miles), have over 45 combined years living in the Yosemite area and are nearly always available to assist guests without ever being underfoot, or intrusive!

Gold Pan right here in our creek, Bird Watch from the Deck, Hike the Grounds or climb on the boulders! Splash around at the seasonal Creek's edge or simply sit in the chairs, relax and renew while watching the water flow by....

Other activities nearby include Hiking, Rock Climbing, Biking, Golf, Tennis, Fishing, Bird Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, Swimming, Boating, Jet Skiing, River Rafting, Downhill Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, and sledding.

You can enjoy downtown Mariposa's historic charm, its art galleries, antique and gift shops as well as the California State Mining Exhibit and the Mariposa Gold Country Museum. You can visit its history center and California's oldest operating courthouse, or Tour local wineries and taste some of the area's award-winning mountain wines.

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  • Nightly Rate: $215 - $285

    Weekly Rate: $1475 - $1925

    Monthly Rate: $0 - $0


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    PLEASE CLICK on the calendar link for convenient, up-to-date AVAILABILITY before inquiring
    ** PEAK-SEASON/MAJOR HOLIDAY base rate 2014:
    ~ from June 11 thru August 31 & All Major Holiday timeframes ~ 4 night minimum in Peak-Season
    $ 285 per night
    $1925 per week (7 nights) a savings of $70
    ** MID-SEASON/SPRING 2014 base rate:
    ~ from March 16th thru June 10, September, October & all remainig Holidays ~
    $ 255 per night
    $1725 per week (7 nights) a savings of $60

    ** Off-SEASON base rate 2014/15:
    ~ January, February & thru March 15th, November & December, excluding ALL holidays ~
    $ 215 per night
    $1475 per week (7 nights) a savings of $40 off already lower rates

    *** TAX, CLEANING, AND OTHER RELATED FEES: ***

    ~ An 11% combined county tax/assessment will be applied
    ~ $250 refundable Security Deposit required at time of reservation, by credit card
    ~ Cleaning fees: $75 for 2 guests/1 bedroom - $110 for 2-4 guests and/or 2 bedrooms
    ~ Rates based on two-person occupancy, additional guests are $25 per night
    ~ Pet fee is $20/night (max of $100)
    ~ Security deposits are refundable within 7 days of departure (agreed upon terms must be met)

    Major 2014 holiday timeframes are as follows:
    Memorial Day – from May 24th - 7 night minimum
    Labor Day – through September 1st - 4 night minimum
    Thanksgiving – 4 nights surrounding November 27th (sorry, no arrivals or departures ON actual holiday)
    Christmas through the New Year – December 21st – January 3 (sorry, no arrivals or departures ON actual holiday) Minimum number of nights required during this holiday timeframe will vary, please inquire.


    *** Between TWO and FIVE night minimum stays are required *** The minimum number of nights required does vary and will depend upon numerous factors including season, availability and demand. ~ Please inquire about your requested timeframe. (please note, we DO NOT rent our homes for just one night)
    NOTE: Rest assured, your cleaning fee DOES include all laundry. This task, as well as the overall, and thorough cleaning of the ENTIRE house is appropriately handled by our experienced housekeeping staff and is not expected to be done by our Guests. You get what you pay for with us and will not be forced to rely on the people before you having supposedly "cleaned" the house, and/or "done the laundry" prior to your arrival (a common, and frighteningly unreliable practice we completely disagree with...).
    To secure a reservation please CALL US. Reservations are taken by phone ONLY and we tend to book up well in advance so availability is continually changing. The availability calendar is updated immediately following every confirmed booking but can be as much as 24 hours off, based on pending reservations. We operate STRICTLY on a first-paid basis so if you're keen on any particular time, it's safest, by far to just call.

    ** Visa, Master Card, Discover and PayPal are all accepted.

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub

Suitability

  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1
  • Half Bathroom

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill

Notes:

  • "This place is MUCH better than your website, hard to believe." ~ Eco-Friendly, non-toxic environment ~ Total Privacy ~ Large, fresh & clean Sundance SPA ~ Beautiful Setting and View ~ Incredible decking out back overlooking the seasonal creek & surrounding hills ~ Giant, Natural Stone Fireplace - Firewood Provided ~ Quality, comfortable beds in every room (1 King, 2 Queen) ~ TV w/Satellite, HBO & more ~ DVD/VCR, Stereo, CD Player & iPod port ~ Wireless internet ~ Phone w/answering system (long distance w/calling card) ~ Heating & Cooling as well as the woodburning fireplace (firewood provided) ~ Great assortment of board games ~ Interesting collection of books and novels ~ Full gourmet Kitchen with Granite Countertops ~ Soft Water and plummed, Purified RO Drinking Water (professionally maintained) ~ Dishwasher ~ Refrigerator ~ Microwave ~ Blender ~ Mixer and Waffle Maker ~ Coffee Maker & Grinder ~ Complete Spice Rack & helpful Cookbooks ~ Extensive Cooking Utensils, pots & pans, flatware etc. it's all there... ~ Fresh, Perfume Free bed Linens plus lots of pillows & blankets ~ Towels (both Spa and Bath) are provided ~ All paper, and household soap products provided throughout the home ~ Indoor Washer and Dryer, full-size & available to all guests, regardless of duration of their stay ~ Clean Gas Grill (BBQ), right outside! ~ Local CSA Organic food delivery available if ordered in advance ~ We use earth-friendly, natural products in all of our homes ~ Members of the Yosemite Conservancy, Sierra Club, Audubon Society and Sierra Foothill Conservancy **Professional, in-home massage therapy is now available during your stay at SierraScape, by appointment.**
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