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John and Mary's Mountain Retreat

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John and Mary's Mountain Retreat

6 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
1.5 baths
6 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
1.5 baths
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the keypad.

Refreshing...6 person HOT TUB...
Price quoted is for 2 guests, extra guests $12 each, 6 guests max.
You rent our entire LOWER LEVEL fully furnished apartment, over 1,000 sq ft, for your own use. 1 & 1/2 bath.
The beauty and peace of our home has become a destination for many guests.

Located 30 min from the North Gate to Yosemite.

Plus $30 entrance fee PER CAR into our 24/7 open gated community, good for 7 days. Our community has a lake, pool, golf course, tennis and pickle balls courts.


Air conditioning

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 double bed, 1 single bed

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


324 Reviews

Torrey User Profile
July 2018
John and Mary were very nice! The downstairs portion of their home was a good home base for our outdoor activities. We would get up in the mornings, brew delicious coffee and tea provided by the hosts, enjoy the patio space for breakfasts, and watch birds play in the fountain. It…
Troy User Profile
July 2018
This is definitely not an "entire place" rental. It is the downstairs unit of a home. The hosts live upstairs. Although it was very clean and well kept, it definitely did not feel like our own space. We were constantly nervous about making too much noise. Another issue was a $30 …
Amanda User Profile
July 2018
A great host! Great conversationalist and great family! John and Mary go above and beyond. Kids area and movie selection was amazing. Very accommodating and truly the best host we have dealt with.
Josh User Profile
June 2018
Was a very nice place to stay and they definitely go out of their way to make it homey and comfortable. They are very sweet and provide more than most other hosts with breakfast and flowers. One downfall is the location is over an hour outside of Yosemite Valley which was a littl…
Brittany User Profile
June 2018
They were very sweet! The basement is spacious and had just what we needed. We were visiting Yosemite so although we merely showered and slept, John was very accommodating and friendly! Would recommend for people wanting to visit Yosemite and surrounding areas.
Greg User Profile
June 2018
Amazing hosts!!!
J.P. User Profile
June 2018
This house outside Yosemite was an excellent place for us to rest each evening during our two days in Yosemite National Park. This house is in a nice and quiet lake/golf community in Groveland, about 30 minutes from the gate to Yosemite. There are a couple restaurants in Grovelan…

Hosted by John

Groveland, California, United StatesJoined in March 2015
John User Profile
346 Reviews
John is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We are a retired couple who has traveled the world. We speak several languages, avid hikers, readers, gardeners, and Mary is a published author. I am a Marine Front Line Combat Vietnam Veteran awarded several metals including the Purple Heart. I married a beautiful Hippie girl: y…
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