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Stairway to Private and Romantic Penthouse Loft
Beautiful Fall colors
Romantic Mtn Retreat Balcony and Pool Area
A drone shot of the property taken by a previous guest
Studio as seen from entry sliding patio door
View from entry patio door
View from comfortable sofa
View of studio from sofa
Large and very comfortable studio with TV,  Fireplace and Dinning Table
View of  well appointed kitchenette
Super comfortable Queen Bed and Large Armoire
View from Kitchen area
Living / Dinning Room Area
TV  and Fireplace Area
Picnic Area as viewed from upstairs deck area
Picnic and BBQ Area
Enjoy a Relaxing Aftenoon Float!
Firepit and Pool Area
Local Traffic
Wine and Sunsets, the Perfect Pairing!
Nearby Angel Falls
Just the right amount of snow!
Picnicing / Fishing / Kyaking on Lake 2 miles from home
Hiking the High Country in Yosemite
Tunnel View, a view not to be missed or forgotten
Something for Everyone
Ponder the Yonder
Visit the Woodpecker Tree
The End Of The Rainbow Is Here
Local Air Traffic
Half Dome as viewed from Glacier Point
Historic 'Overhang Ledge' @ Glacier Point
View from Picnic Area
View from Pool Area
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Condo/Apartment -
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Yosemite National Park, California

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CondorsYo...
Hereford, England
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Brilliant!”
Reviewed August 6, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

This is a fantastic place to stay because Bob has done a great job on the accommodation. It is in an idyllic, peaceful spot and not just a great place to stay to access Yosemite. If we could have, we would have stayed for a month just to enjoy the peace and quiet.

The finish on the accommodation is terrific: everything is of high quality and it is easy to get to the accommodation off the 41.

This place is a real gem and we just wish that we could have stayed for longer.

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Liked best: Loved the location; the view; the quality of the accomodation
Liked least: Really struggling to write anything here
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Preston (UK)
Reviewed August 2, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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Kent
Reviewed July 8, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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GillR352
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Heaven”
Reviewed July 2, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Spent a lovely four days here, had everything you could possible need and more.
Bob was a real character, and thank you for the lovely bottle of wine you left.

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Liked best: Great outside space.
Liked least: Only staying four nights
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
People with pets
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cycleguy2...
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful views and a great host”
Reviewed July 1, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

My wife and I just returned from Bob's house near Yosemite and we just had a fantastic time. Bob is a very good host that built a cozy, comfortable studio apartment above his own stellar custom home. This house is situated near the top of beautiful mountains in North Fork, CA, and the views from the patio area are amazing. After arriving, we drove down the local store and bought groceries to cook our dinner right there on his convenient BBQ gas grill. Our view while having our picnic was breathtaking, and the pictures on this site do not do it justice. We came for Yosemite, so we left early the enxt morning and it turned out to be pretty conveniently located. I would say it took about 45-60 minutes door to gate. When we returned for the second and final night, Bob came out and sat with us as we enjoyed a bottle of wine (that I believe he provided, though my memory may be understandably cloudy). He didn't impose and we wanted to talk with him. He was a great conversationalist and we learned all about his life. He was also enthusiastic listener which made it enjoyable to tell him stories about our lives as well. We came only for Yosemite and only for 2 nights, but it would be a great vacation to simply sit and stare at the views all day. Nice job Bob!

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Liked best: The views
Liked least: A little difficult to find at first
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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HS84
San Clemente, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Peaceful retreat”
Reviewed June 29, 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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The apartment had everything one would need. It was both cozy and comfortable. The kitchen is equipped to do some basic cooking, and there's a grill/fire pit downstairs. Beautiful spot to relax with a glass of wine. Bob is a great host and ensured that we had everything we needed! Close to Yosemite.

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San Jose
Reviewed June 10, 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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