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$150 Gorgeous Vintage Farm House, Just Check Out Our Reviews

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq ft
Property type farmhouse


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Remodeled Ranch Cabin Nestled In Sierra Foothills.

Our newly renovated 1890's vintage ranch cabin has all new modern appliances and comforts and is opening for the first time this Spring for visitors. From our location you can be swimming in Bass Lake in 10 minutes, get to the South Gate of Yosemite in 35 minutes, or drive the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway and have all the treasures of the Sierra National Forest at your feet. In the evening you can sit back and relax, barbecue, and enjoy the sweeping views from your own private garden. You are guaranteed great bird watching from our hummingbirds to Red Tail Hawks. After nightfall you might even enjoy being serenaded by the native coyotes!

Katie and Bob Kelly
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018

About Katie and Bob Kelly

Katie and Bob are local teachers who love the outdoors and the great opportunities to enjoy nature in Yosemite, Bass Lake, and the Sierra National Forest. Our most recent adventure is creating a small heritage breed animal farm. We are currently refining the chicken run and will soon have donkeys and/or horses and of course, pigs! We also have four loving kittens who are quite happy to have you scratch their ears.

Katie and Bob Kelly purchased this farmhouse in 2011

Why Katie and Bob Kelly chose North Fork

We chose North Fork as it's a great place to raise kids, flowers, fruits, and vegetables, and spend time outdoors. And, who wouldn't want Yosemite in their backyard? We are on 12 acres that are perfect for raising animals of all sorts, a large vegetable garden and the beginnings of an orchard.

What makes this farmhouse unique

We are located on the faster, more scenic route to the South Gate of Yosemite National Park (35 minutes) and Bass Lake (10 minutes). We are 25 minutes from the town of Oakhurst. We are situated in an ideal resting spot after day trips to many local attractions and half hour to the Chukchansi Casino and resort. You can sit in your own private garden and look out over historic grazing pastures and watch the sun set over the hills behind you and if you hit it right, you can enjoy the produce from our vegetable garden.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in North Fork, California

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Newly renovated bathroom
  • There is one bathroom with tub/shower, toilet and sink.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Master bedroom with one queen-size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , Bedroom 2 has two twin-size beds
  • There are two bedrooms. One has a queen size bed, the second has two twins.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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$150 Gorgeous Vintage Farm House, Just Check Out Our Reviews
average rating of 4.796296 based on 54 reviews

We Ready to Move In!

  • 5 of 5

This is our first time ever trying Home Away or anything like it and it was the best experience we could have had. Bob and Katie are so hospitable and while the pics of this house are great, it is even better in person. Everything was clean and fresh and carefully thought out. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and were so sad to have to leave. Even our five year old asked if we could move in. I was ready to move in too!

Some awesome perks:

* Chilled wine waiting for us in the fridge. We aren't wine drinkers but the sentiment was so sweet.

* Some great literature in the house. We especially liked the children's books about Yosemite.

* Beautiful surroundings

* A cozy place perfect for our family of four but just as suitable for friends or a romantic getaway.

* Not too far from Yosemite. About 35 minutes from the Yosemite South Entrance.

* Near Oakhurst which is a bigger town with restaurants and grocery stores.

* The Kellys provided very thorough directions to their place, tips for things to do in the area, and their favorite places to see in Yosemite. They are also very knowledgeable about the surrounding area and were able to help us out with a few questions we had.

If you are considering this place, just do it. You won't regret it!

  • Review Submitted: 24/03/2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great clean bungalow!

  • 5 of 5

Clean and quite thank you for the stay!

  • Review Submitted: 03/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So unique and fun!

  • 5 of 5

We traveled with our three year old and nine month old and this was perfect for them. They loved seeing the chickens and horses every day. The cottage was clean and had everything we needed. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 14/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sweet Place !

  • 5 of 5

Nice house and You don't have to prepare anything because they have everything for you! So comfortable I will come back again for sure.

  • Review Submitted: 13/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect quiet getaway

  • 5 of 5

We arrived after 9pm and found the home all ready to go with the lights on and fans running. A binder in the living room explained everything about the property very clearly and gave some suggestions for things to do and places to eat in the area.

The home was very clean and well appointed, making it feel like a home away from home. It was so refreshing to be able to sleep with the windows open and fresh clean air providing natural cooling for the rooms. The bed was quite comfortable as well.

The home is conveniently located to give you a nice starting point to explore all over the area without making a long trip back.

We only wish we could have stayed longer to really enjoy the property as its very peaceful.

Katie is very responsive and makes herself available to answer questions or provide other assistance as needed.

A nice bottle of wine was waiting for us along with a welcome card which was a really nice touch.

If we get the chance we will definitely request to book again.

  • Review Submitted: 01/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mill Creek, WA

Quaint and Efficient

  • 5 of 5

Well stocked, good amenities, clean. We'd stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 27/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Buckhorn Saloon
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Sierra Meadows, Wawona Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Highway 41
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
La Cabana
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Badger Pass
Nearest Beach
175 Miles
Santa Cruz
Car: necessary

North Fork, a former logging community nestled in the middle of a vast pine and cedar forest is based at an elevation of 3,000 feet. North Fork has a large artist community, a farmers' market, and large Mono Indian population with several museums. The town itself is a quiet, quaint town that has one of the best Mexican restaurants you will ever enjoy. There is a grocery store, post office, coffee house, Pizza Factory and the authentic Buckhorn Saloon. Bass Lake is a 10 minute drive through the pines where you can lay on the beach, hike the trails, jet ski, dine at the local restaurants or rent a boat. Continue on another 25 miles and you will arrive at the South Gate of Yosemite National Park. You will be minutes away from the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoia trees and the Wawona Hotel and golf course and with another 45 minute drive you will be at Glacier Point. Continue on and Yosemite Valley will be at your feet. Another attraction in the area is the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway which has its starting point in the town of North Fork. It is a spectacular 100 mile loop through Sierra National Forrest with stunning views, picnic grounds, hiking trails and the gateway to Mono Hotsprings.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$81.31
Damage Deposit AU$271.02

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.