FAQ

How far are you from Yosemite?

"The Escape" is about a 1/2 hour drive to the West entrance of Yosemite. It's another 3/4 hour from the gate to the valley floor.

Does "The Escape" offer free internet service?

YES!  Free unlimited WiFi is free for all to use at "The Escape."

Do you provide Linens?

Yes.  Use of sheets, pillowcases, towels, pillows, blankets and comforters are included in our Cleaning and Linen Service for a flat fee of $150 per stay.

Is there a grocery store nearby?
Yes, on Ferretti Rd in Groveland after you turn off of CA-120, you'll see the Main Street Market Grocery Store on the right side.  It's about a 15 minute drive from "The Escape."

How far are you from Dodge Ridge?
It's a 75 minute drive.

How far from the Lake are you?
Just 1/2 mile up the street from the Lake Lodge which has a picnic area with a sandy beach, swimming dock and playground.

Do your guests have access to the pool, tennis courts, golf, etc.?
Yes, Yes, and Yes! Please ask for passes and current tennis and golf rates.

Is this Vacation Home new?
Completed in October of 2006, it was designed and decorated by Sharon and Don Turney of DKS Productions.

Where is Pine Mountain Lake?
In Tuolumne County, northern California, east of San Francisco, in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Access is from State Highway 120, with connections to Highways 108 and 49. Elevation ranges from 2450 feet above sea level below the dam to 3000 feet on the surrounding mountaintops. The county seat of Sonora is located 26 miles to the Northwest. Half a mile away is Groveland, one of the original 1849 gold rush towns. Yosemite National Park is 26 miles further east on Highway 120.

What is Pine Mountain Lake?
Pine Mountain Lake (PML) is a planned subdivision of approximately 3700 lots on 3600 acres. It was created in 1969 by Boise Cascade Corporation, and turned over to the Homeowner's Association (HOA) in 1974 after most of the lots were sold. Each of the existing 2700 homes were custom built. They range from 900 square foot cabins to 5000 square foot homes with hangars near the airport. Average lot size is one-third acre, although some lots are up to two acres in size. The 52 miles of roads are private and maintained by the PML HOA, as are the 600 acres of greenbelt (undeveloped commonly-owned land) There are no sidewalks, streetlights, or fences. Cars cannot be parked in the street.

Is there an airport there?
The airport at Pine Mountain Lake, owned and operated by Tuolumne County, is on Elderberry Way. Facilities on site include: fueling, parking and a coffee shop. Located at north latitude 37° 51’ 45” and west longitude 120° 10' 40". Elevation is 2,933 feet above sea level. The runway, 27/09, is 3,625 feet long with 100' lighted overruns at each end. The surface is asphalt. The taxiway is 3,600' long, paved. Lighting is runway and rotating beacon, VASI - runway 09 and PAPI - runway 27. Noise sensitive area. Avoid flying over lake.

Want to know more about the area?

visit: http://www.pinemountainlake.com   and   http://www.sierragatewaymap.com/groveland.html

Contact Us:  510-727-0932 • EMAIL: escape@dksproductions.com

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