About this listing
WhisperingWinds Enchanted Cottage offers,2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. The bathroom is shared by the two bedrooms . All very private and has own private patio with BBQ,guest use,hot tub. Our cottage has room for 4 people.Please note this includes children. Sorry no pets allowed. We now just added a firepit to enjoy in the evenings to roast marshmallows or make smores,campers favorite.Alert!! due to the extrem hot weather and high fire danger things are very dry up here so we can not allow use of firepit or smoking anywhere on grounds.Sorry just to much of a fire danger.Thank you for understanding. We are close to Yosemite and Mariposa as well as Bass Lake and Oakhurst. We are One hour to the gate entrance of Yosemite. In room has wireless connection for lap top, small fridge,microwave,coffee maker,(with coffee and tea plus creamer and sugar), toaster ,toaster oven, intercome,and table and chairs. There are cups and dishes plus wine glasses and bottle opener for your use. Rooms decorated in a cozy feel with antiques. You will enjoy the confort of the King size bed in one room the other is a 100 yr.old antique iron Butterfly full size bed., which came out of a very old Hotel in Sorona. Enjoy the electric wood stove in smaller room and electric fireplace in larger bedroom. There is a window aircondition and electric fans which will keep room very cool and pleasent during hot days.Room is located downstairs of our 2 story home.We have robes for you to use in room. We provide fresh clean towles as well as shampoo and conditioner, soap, and hair dryer in bathroom.A continental Breakfast is served in room or you can enjoy the outdoors just out side your room(during warmer months) .Breakfast is yogurt, fresh local organic hard boiled eggs,fresh organic fruit,in season, toast or sometimes breakfast rolls, (website hidden) and Tea is already in your room for you to make anytime. Add 15.00 extra for each extra person after 2 guest which includes children. No Extra charge for children under 1 yrs. of age but will be counted as a guest. Please make arrangements with us if party is more then 4 before booking.We also have a large selection of movies for your enjoyment and T.V. in both rooms.Sorry no cable t.v. also Hot tub is out of service during winter months which starts in Nov.thru May) Sorry,just to cold during this time. Many activites to do in the area other then Yosemite, We would be happy to help you book others event, also dont forget to visit our many wineries close by. Children always welcome.We offer special winter rates starting in Oct. thru April.Summer rates start May thru Sept. We look forward to your visit and hope we can help make your stay one you will always remember.Please note:It is best to print out our directions on Airbnb.Use of GPS can put you on bad roads that you do not need to go on.Thank you P.S. About our rates, because we pay the 11% local tax on rooms booked through airbnb the cost of this cottage is equivalent to a room costing 87.00 a night week days and 104.00 a night weekends where the tax is added on to the listed rate. We are certain our rates are the best value you could find in Mariposa or anywhere near Yosemite. Thank You
Hot tub in summer months only.
Interaction with Guests
As much as guests would like. We love to visit with our guests and to get to know them.
Lush Pine trees and mountains,with lots of wild life around the grounds.
In Mariposa you can enjoy riding our public transit called Yarts which can take you into Yosemite if you choose. If you fly into Fresno airport let us know to make arrangements for pick up from airport to our cottage.
Other Things to Note
Cottage is located downstairs across from hot tub. Guest parking is under the canopy across from cottage.FYI when using BBQ please bring your own charcole to light BBQ. We do not supply any supplies needed to start BBQ. We only supply the BBQ for you to cook on. Thank you
Alert No smoking in rooms or outside area during high fire season no smoking on grounds. Calfire just posted all of Mariposa and no campfires due to drought. No children under age of 10 yrs.old in hot tub and never without parents. No more then 5 people which children count in room. No pets allowed Thank you
Kelly and Nancy are really nice. What a special place ! Their home is in the middle of the forest, it's very quiet. Decoration of the room is a little bite strange but it doesn't matter for a good night sleep :-D thank you !
Nancy was very very nice. We were going to Yosemite and she told us different things about it.
The cottage is very cosy and it was possible to sit in the garden and enjoy the evening. As it is 30 minutes from the town it was very quiet.
Nancy treated us with cakes and some fruit, it was possible to cook an easy breakfast and make coffee, which was good.
Nancy & Kelly were very warm & welcoming. Nancy showed us around her beautiful cottage - the pictures are very accurate. She had lots of information on Yosemite national park & was happy to answer any questions.
She had also provided breakfast snacks & tea & coffee which were much appreciated.
The cottage is about 80/90 minutes from Yosemite National Park, but the drive is so scenic, we didn't mind the distance.
We had a very comfortable two night stay at the cottage & would love to visit again in the future - perhaps get a chance to use the hot tub next time:)
My two teenage daughters took full advantage of Nancy & Kelly's dvd collection - managing to watch a movie each evening - despite a long day in the park !
We had a very comfortable stay at Nancy and Kelly's cottage. Kelly and Nancy were very welcoming and responsive.
The listing was accurate - the rooms were very pleasant in a rural neighborhood, just as we expected. (We even saw a momma dear and her two babies the morning that we left.) Both rooms were cute - decorated very nicely with a bath to share, and were on the lower level of Kelly and Nancy's home. We had a private entrance very near the hot tub that we enjoyed both nights that we were there. Kelly and Nancy met us when we checked in, gave us a tour of our "home", answered questions and provided suggestions for our one day in Yosemite. There was a refrigerator, coffee maker and toaster in one of the rooms - along with a choice of several different continental breakfast items which we enjoyed. We would definitely recommend this cottage!
Staying with Kelly and Nancy was like finding a haven in the midst of travel chaos. They were both warm and gracious, the accommodations were perfect- comfortable, clean, and like staying in an exquisitely decorated sanctuary. But it's the hosts that made it exceptional. Simply extraordinary, generous Human beings. A pleasure to be around.
Thank you for a fabulous stay! The beds were very comfortable and towels abundant. We appreciate your hospitality! The only negative was that my husband and I woke up hot at night while our son stayed cuddled under blankets in the cold guest room. This probably isn't an issue most times of the year but, as hot as it was during our visit, an additional av source for the master bedroom is needed. Otherwise, we absolutely loved our stay and would return.