Shanks' Cabin is quaint and quiet - perfect for those looking to unwind without the distractions of urban life. Spend time just relaxing among the towering pines or use it as a base camp to explore Yosemite National Park.
The guests will have access to the entire house.
Interaction with guests
We try to meet guests on the day of arrival to show you around the house and property. If we are unable to meet you we will leave the door unlocked with a key in the house. We also have the August Lock system, which will allow you to enter the house with an electronic key as long as you have a smartphone.
Other things to note
The nightly rate includes the hotel taxes. Prices vary according to the season, holidays and time of week.
We would absolutely love for you to bring along your furry friends! However, we charge an extra $25 for the first pet, then $15 per additional pet. This charge is due to additional cleanup that may be required (pet hair removal on furniture/blankets, carpet stains, etc.).
NEIGHBORHOOD - Neighborhood quiet hours 10p.m. - 8a.m. Please be mindful of our great neighbors. Do not trespass on neighboring property.
ENERGY USE – Please conserve water by re-using towels as much as possible, taking shorter showers and turning off tap while brushing. Turn off lights in rooms you’re not using and when you leave the house. Turn down thermostat whenever you leave the house.
PETS - We charge an extra $25 for the first pet, then $15 per additional pet. This charge is due to additional cleanup that may be required.If you go for walks, take a bag to remove droppings. Do not allow pets on beds as fur is difficult to clean. In Yosemite, pets must be on leash and only taken on paved Valley floor trails.
SMOKING - Absolutely no smoking in the home. Discarded cigarettes have caused major fires in the Yosemite area, please dispose of smoking materials properly.
FIRES - Follow instructions for indoor wood stove and pellet stove use. Outside fires are only allowed in the provided fire pit from November through April. It is against the law to burn at any other tie due to high fire danger.
TRASH/RECYCLING - Containers are provided in the home for both trash and recycling. Before checkout, please bring garbage/recycling in garage and place in appropriate bins labeled trash or recycling.
FIREARMS - No firing of weapons.
OFF ROADING – No off-roading as it is disruptive to neighbors and causes destruction to our landscape.
CHECK OUT - Check out time is 11a.m. If possible please load and start dishwasher before departure. Please strip beds and put sheets/pillow cases in laundry room.
IF YOU BREAK/SOIL SOMETHING - please let us know and we will charge you through Airbnb appropriately.
Originally from upstate New York, I moved to San Francisco in my 20's and lived there for 18 years. I had quite an exciting life in the city but in my 40's realized I needed a change from big-city living, which brought me to the beautiful mountains of Mariposa. I was trained as a french chef and love to talk about anything food related. Some of my other interests include photography, horseback riding, white water rafting, hiking, off-roading and most importantly...spending time with my family :)
Little bit about Carolyn
Asides for hosting interesting visitors from around the world. I am also part time nurse practitioner and full time mom (which I love more then anything). I have a fitness and diet addiction and when I have the time I enjoy spending it hiking in Yosemite :)