A Vacation House
Surrounded by Dogwoods, Cedars, Pines, and Redwoods
National Park !
enjoy unforgetable sunsets, star gazing and beautiful days at a refreshing
Explore the park
from this centrally located vacation home.
Dogwood flowers in
Dogwood seeds in late
known for its wonderful display of dogwood blossoms in the spring.
Dogwoods begin blooming in late April or early May, depending
on the year.
Location: At an elevation of 5700', this property is located in Yosemite West, inside Yosemite National Park - about 3 minutes
to Glacier Point Rd., 15 minutes to Badger Pass, and about 25
to 35 minutes to either Yosemite Valley or Wawona and the Giant
Sequoias at the Mariposa Grove. For driving information click here.
The Sunset House : on the Top Level - 2 bedrooms/1.5 baths (sleeps
2 to 5). Max. occupancy: 6 guests.Beds: 2 queen, 1 single, pack-n-play, tri-fold foam mattress or AERO bed for a small child (can be placed on the floor in parents' bedroom)
The Red Door Apartment : on the Mid-Level - 1 bedroom/1 bath (sleeps
1 to 3). Max. occupancy: 3 guests. Beds: queen size bed and sofa-sleeper in living room, one tri-fold foam mattress (to be placed on the floor)
Both units together : a total of 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, on two levels (sleeps
8 guests). Total # of beds: 3 queen, 1 twin, 1 sofa-bed (single).
Decks: both levels have their own
spacious decks with deck furniture (deck furniture is removed during winter months for snow clearing); enjoy beautiful western views of the Sierra National
Forest and incredible stargazing!
Parking: Sunset House = 2 cars
Parking: Red Door = 1 car
All linen provided.
Kitchens: both kitchens are equipped w/ pots and pans, dishes
and basic spices (salt & pepper, oil & vinegar, BBQ spices),
Microwave, Coffee Maker, Coffee Grinder, Gas Grill BBQs, ground coffee, hot chocolate and tea.
Bathrooms have bar soap, liquid hand soap, freshly laundered towels (bring your favorite shampoo), hair dryer. Sorry - no iron/ironing board.
Although there is a wood-burning
fireplace in the Sunset House, wood fires are not permitted at any
time of the year except when there is fresh snow on the ground. Conditional use only - please inquire.
The Red Door Apartment has a free
standing gas fireplace - it can be enjoyed year around except for the summer months (to reduce air pollution).
Our guests prefer to be un-plugged while visiting this beautiful natural spot on Planet Earth ... therefore entertainment options offered at this property are limited and are mentioned below:
TV: basic 2-3 channels, no cable TV, bring your favorite DVDs
Sound system in living room, ipod/iphone docking station.
Local Phone calls (for Long Distance: bring your
Internet: there is no internet at this property (internet access for a fee is available in the Yosemite Valley area)
... last but not least ...
Leave home your pets ... this is a natural environment, the park has strict restrictions, and it's impossible to accomodate your pet in this home!
NO SMOKING, NO PETS, NO WEDDING PARTY, NO EXTRA GUESTS, and NO PARTY
The Yosemite Sunset House is a smoke-free
environment ... including, no "party animals"
(not a "party house"). For fire and safety reasons and guests preferences, smoking is not
allowed anywhere on the property. No candle or incense burning
and no wood fires.
Nature and Wildlife: from our decks you could observe
any of the following:
Birds : Steller's jays, quail, dark-eyed
junco, mountain chickadees, woodpeckers, pileated woodpecker (quite rare
!!! ), and much more
Mammals : chipmunks and squirrels,deer, coyotes, and if you are lucky
... you could enjoy a black bear sighting !!!!!!
Incense Cedars, Tall Pines, Redwoods,
Beautiful Dogwoods, Elderberries, .... and more