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 2 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
No smoking in rooms and during high fire season no smoking on grounds. 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
We had a great time staying with Nancy and Kelly. Kelly greeted us warmly upon our arrival and gave us a tour of the basement.
Both beds were comfortable, with the bathroom being off of the room with the smaller bed.
We made good use of the coffee, tea, and cereals available for breakfast.
The surrounding area is very pretty. They had a grill and we came prepared, but we arrived too late to make use of it.
Note: If you're traveling from the South Entrance of Yosemite, DO NOT take Summit/Chowchilla Mountain Rd route. It shows up on GoogleMaps, but it is a dirt road running through the Sierra National Forest. It is very easy to get lost going this way (which we did), especially at night (which is when we tried it). Just take the route through Oakdale.
We didn't spend much time here because of a very busy day in Yosemite, but they were very accommodating and even though we arrived after they went to bed, we got a visit and a very kind hello in the morning before they left. We also left a very important item there, and they are willing to ship it back. Very kind couple, comfortable cottage, and splendid for our spring break trip!!
The rooms are the same as advertised. I let my daughter help pick the location for our stay. She loved it and the snacks. Nancy was a great host. She was flexible with our late arrival and had the room ready (warm and cozy) for us. We did go to Yosemite which is a little over 1 hour away. Thanks Nancy!
Nancy welcomed us very well, giving us a tour of the cottage which was perfect for 3 persons. There even is a large choice of DVD to watch from the bed :)
The neighborhood is really nice and if you are lucky you will even get to see mule deer at night, be careful with your car though! I would totally recommend this place.
Make sure you ask Nancy about good places to eat, she directed us to the best Italian restaurant!
Lovely place. very nice.
Kelly and Nancy are great hosts. They cleaned the room during the day when we are away. This is not something that usually happens in other airbnb suites. The rooms are nice, clean and cozy. We had enough privacy during our stay but on the other hand it was quite easy to contact them through a interphone in the room. The only thing i think one should be aware of about the place is that the area does not seem to have good cellular network. Otherwise this is a perfect choice for staying and traveling around!
Very cozy basement suite. We were there for two nights over New Years Eve and despite being quite cold outside the heaters in the rooms kept us nice and warm.