Sitting at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, feel the breezes blowing gently through Windy Gap. 2014sq.ft. ranch-style, disability friendly home – all on one level with wheelchair accessible shower and paved walkways around house. Ample parking and tree filled backyard.
This comfy home is located on a 7-acre property along with two other vacation rentals connected by paved pathways, each with differing amenities and ambience. The homes can be combined for family events, reunions, or other group gatherings nestled among live oak covered hills teeming with wildlife. You are likely to see jack rabbits, deer, quail, red tail hawks, and even the occasional wild peacock.
Step through the front door into the comfortable family room with unique furnishings, including Native American artifacts, a large picture window, flat-screen TV with YouTube TV and Netflix, and shelves stocked with books and board games. The home was recently refurbished with waterproof laminate wood and tile floors throughout and new granite counter tops in the kitchen and bathrooms. Showers have tile surrounds and adaptable handheld showerheads. The hall to your right leads to a freshly tiled bathroom with wheelchair accessible shower and three bedrooms. All bedrooms have separate access doors to the outside. One bedroom is furnished with a queen-sized bed and has a walk in closet, another has two twin beds. At the end of the hall, find the rustic master bedroom with King-sized log bed, walk-in closet, and en suite bathroom with newly tiled shower. The sliding glass door opens onto the large, shaded, partially fenced patio where you can barbecue or sit and relax under the oak tree.
To the left of the family room is a large dining area with two rustic dining tables, handmade from salvaged blue-stained, beetle-killed pine, perfect for large gatherings of family and friends adjacent to a newly remodeled kitchen with everything you'll need for preparing and serving home-style to gourmet meals. Through the kitchen, find a small pantry stocked with basic necessities and the laundry room equipped with washer and dryer. Next to the dining area is a large bonus room for games, gatherings, meeting space, meditation, or extra sleeping area. Air mattress, folding tables and chairs are available on request.
This is a great destination for a small wedding under the trees or a memorable family reunion.
Non-smoking home. Dogs welcome!
Despite being a very small town, Ahwahnee has quite a bit to offer visitors, including: 1. easy access to the area’s rivers and trails, 2. the Ahwahnee Quick Mart for purchasing gas and essentials, 3. the Hitching Post Bar & Grill, a family-friendly gathering place serving generous portions with tasty daily specials, arcade games, and pool tables, 4. Wassama Round House State Historic Park, a ceremonial meeting place for local Native Americans, 5. River Creek, a picturesque 9-hole golf course, and 6. Sierra Meadows, an entertainment venue offering a variety of concerts and events throughout the year.
Oakhurst, six miles south, has just about anything you’ll need for your holiday enjoyment: 1. three large, well-stocked grocery stores, 2. a multiplex movie theater, 3. a variety of fast food, casual, and high-end restaurants, 4. churches of many denominations, 5. Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park, which recaptures the flavor of 19th Century life in the Sierra Nevada foothills, 6. an assortment of shops where you can purchase anything from books, to gifts and handmade jewelry, to locally brewed beer, handmade spirits, and locally fermented and bottled wine, 7. recreational opportunities, including several art galleries displaying local artists, axe throwing, a float spa, and various classes, events, and concerts throughout the year. Check the Oakhurst Visitor’s Bureau and the Community Calendar at Sierra News Online for more information.
12.3 miles north of Oakhurst, via Highway 41 and Sky Ranch Road (Road 632), away from the tourist crowds, Nelder Grove shares its special magic, a uniquely personal experience of the giant sequoias.
14 miles north of Oakhurst, discover the temperate waters of Bass Lake, named one of "The West's Best Lakes", by Sunset Magazine. Nestled among towering pines and granite cliffs, you’ll find outdoor adventures for the whole family including excellent fishing, swimming, sandy beaches, boat rentals, hiking trails, and a variety of dining options.
From Bass Lake, you can begin a journey of discovery along the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway, listed as a "Hidden Gem," by Visit California. Nearly 100 miles of high country roads wind through the Sierra National Forest with breathtaking panoramas, amazing vistas, unique rock formations and even a charming general store with mouthwatering hamburgers and freshly baked pie.
Drive 32 miles southeast via Highway 49 and turn north through Oakhurst via Highway 41 to the south gate of Yosemite National Park. Or, drive northwest 40 miles through Mariposa to east gate of Yosemite.
Since the home is located almost equidistant between the south and east gates of Yosemite National Park, an unforgettable trip is to drive 32 miles southeast via Highway 49 and turn north through Oakhurst via Highway 41 to the south gate of Yosemite National Park to view the spectacular Tunnel View on your way to the valley floor. Then, return home via the east gate through Mariposa via Highway 140 to Highway 49 along the Wild and Scenic Merced River, a great place for swimming, hiking, fishing, rafting, and gold-panning.
In case of emergency, Camarena Health Urgent Care is located at 49125 Road 426 in Oakhurst with hours of operation: Mon – Fri: 11:00am – 9:00pm and Sat & Sun: 10:00am – 8:00pm.
Ahwahnee, CA, United States