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Vintage Farm House in Sierra Foothills

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 74 m²
Property type farmhouse

Overview

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!


Owner
Katie and Bob Kelly
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2017

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 Yosemite Area

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.

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Fresno
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.

Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 74 m²
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
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Newly renovated bathroom
  • There is one bathroom with tub/shower, toilet and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(49 traveller reviews)

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Vintage Farm House in Sierra Foothills
average rating of 4.7755103 based on 49 reviews
5

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: Mar 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming, clean and most of all memorable! Highly recommended.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed two nights. A bit of a drive to Yosemeti but perfect for our family to kick back and relax between our hiking and driving adventures!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Precious farm getaway

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at your renovated farm house! From the fresh eggs and wine waiting for us in the fridge to the modern upgrades in the kitchen and bathroom to the hummingbirds and kitties that greeted us outside...the whole experience was perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to enjoy Yosemite!

  • 5 of 5

What a great week we had enjoying Yosemite! This cute and charming house was in a perfect location for our trip. The home is spotless, cozy and very private! It's not a bad drive to the south entrance of Yosemite and a great starting point for your days in the park. We enjoyed a day at Bass Lake and then spent the rest of the week in Yosemite. Katie was so very helpful and kind; she gave us great advice and tips for our trip. You have to enjoy the Mexican restaurant in North Fork; best authentic Mexican food!! Thank you Katie for being such a wonderful host!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Idyllic country cottage near beautiful lakes

  • 5 of 5

Im English & have a certain expectation when it comes to things like towels, bed linen & overall appearance. I absolutely love this place. My family too. The cottage itself is super cute with beautiful light stresming through the windows, flowers in the garden & sweet farm animals for our kids to pet. The space is small but a great size for a family of 4. Sofa is great to sleep on if you get too hot to sleep in a full size bed with your spouse...! They even have an awesome tv setup (cable, smart tv) if you want to get some downtime after a full day's outdoor activity. And the area is fun with 2 wuiye different lakes, outstanding mexican & a very rural feel to the town. This is a very relaxing escape & they've down a nice job of giving privacy so you can really feel alone. The outdoor eating area (blue wrought iron under a sweet canopy of trees) reminded me of holidays in France. Sure, you can hear the traffic. But so what? We all just loved it here.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming Vintage Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My cousin and I stayed at Katie's cottage on our way to Yosemite and were pleasantly

surprised to find such a cozy and charming house that was filled with special touches that

made our stay so enjoyable! Thanks for the nice bottle of wine and farm fresh eggs! I would

definitely recommended Katie's place to VRBO travelers.

Brenda

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in North Fork, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
A$189
A$1,324
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$75.68
Damage Deposit A$252.28

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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