BEAUTIFUL 2 STORY HOUSE ON SMITH RIVER- PRIVATE BEACH, TRAILS,& MORE!

jim matthews

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Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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BEAUTIFUL 2 STORY HOUSE ON SMITH RIVER- PRIVATE BEACH, TRAILS,& MORE!

Crescent City House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch - 2 Baths - (Sleeps 9-13)

A gorgeous drive along the South Fork of the Smith River gets you to this luxurious river side house located in an area named 'Big Flat' as it is a big flat area high in the mountains where the inland tribes gathered to meet the coastal tribes. Rich in natural history and scenic beauty, this is the type of place one wants to check in, and 'check out'. Surrounded by the sights and sounds of the river rushing by as well as a multitude of songbirds and miles of majestic wilderness, there is opportunity for swimming, rafting, tubing, hiking, cycling, fishing, kayaking or just laying on the river view deck soaking up the sun in summer or snuggling by the fire in colder months.

The house affords the ability to rough it in great comfort as it has full amenities while being off the grid, we have equipped it with solar power and propane appliances.Due to the solar power system capacity--- microwaves,toasters,hairdriers and other resistance appliances will drain the system.

In addition to the river being on the property there are several small lakes with good fishing that can be driven to. Also there are several lakes that are good backpack trips in the higher mountains.We also have a trail head to the Kelsey trail near the house. The Kelsey trail is part of the Pacific Crest trail.For more information see the Six Rivers National Forest map....many things to do.....if you see a bear just make some noise and he will run away......harmless......just don`t leave tasty smelling food out that would attract them......Jim

remember.....no hairdriers,microwaves,toasters or toaster ovens,waffle irons or electric skillets...we are on a solar system....for lights mainly......

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • Events Allowed
jim matthews (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2008
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About jim matthews

Outdoor lover and river lover.....perfect place for peace and quiet....raised my kids up there in the splendor........kids gone now so we can share with others

jim matthews purchased this house in 1985

Why jim matthews chose Crescent City

something for my family to enjoy .....for life times....very unique and special

What makes this house unique

clear clean river,waterfalls,fishing,big timber and a bueatiful house make of all native trees in the area....and more....off the grid

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Beautiful 2 story house on Smith River- Private Beach, Trails,& More!
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
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Beautiful 2 story house on Smith River- Private Beach, Trails,& More!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p208209
+1 7072180463
Crescent City North Coast California
4

Tranquility Defined

  • 4 of 5
We loved this place! Very off the grid---not having phone reception was wonderful and caused our teenagers to connect with each other and the environment around them. Comfortably slept 11. The new gas grill is a great addition.

Be prepared for a winding road---the 15 miles took us about 30 minutes to navigate, but the scenery was gorgeous and the property was worth it.
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Beautiful 2 story house on Smith River- Private Beach, Trails,& More!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p208209
+1 7072180463
Crescent City North Coast California
5

Absolutely loved this place

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I spent a few days here to get away from it all...this place is perfect for just such a retreat. No road noise, no rowdy neighbors, no city smog. Just the serene sound of the rushing creek below and an incredible view of it from above. The house is beautifully crafted and the wood burning stove/fireplace tops off the coziness of the whole experience.
Jim (owner) led us out to the property on the night of our arrival and made sure all of our questions were answered before taking off. Very friendly and accommodating.
I cannot recommend this place enough; I'm really looking forward to going here next time with our kids!
  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Beautiful 2 story house on Smith River- Private Beach, Trails,& More!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p208209
+1 7072180463
Crescent City North Coast California
4

Tranquil stay

  • 4 of 5
The cabin is beautifully constructed, loved the windows, the smell of the wood used to build cabin and the sound of the river below. It is 25 mins from Jed State Park where the Big Ones are! If you want to get away from it all...this is your destination.
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Beautiful 2 story house on Smith River- Private Beach, Trails,& More!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p208209
+1 7072180463
Crescent City North Coast California
5

Heather and Robert Shepard

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time at your cabin. It was beautiful, relaxing, and just what the family needed. The river got a lot of use during the week. Thanks for everything. We hope to be back again sometime.

Heather and Robert Shepard
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Beautiful 2 story house on Smith River- Private Beach, Trails,& More!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p208209
+1 7072180463
Crescent City North Coast California
5

We had an awesome time!

  • 5 of 5
My Dad and I spent several days at Jim's River Retreat and we had an awesome time! Being tucked in the woods with the Smith River and the two waterfalls just out the door provided a soothing escape for us. There are rapids located in front of the cabin and you can always hear the sound of the river rumbling over the rocks, it lulls you to sleep very nicely.

We used the wood stove every evening and thoroughly enjoyed our first off the grid living experience!

If you want to escape from the crowds and enjoy the wilderness while still having the comforts of home this is the place!

We'll definitely be back!

Gary Hancq
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Beautiful 2 story house on Smith River- Private Beach, Trails,& More!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p208209
+1 7072180463
Crescent City North Coast California
5

Surpassed Our Expectations

  • 5 of 5
Jim,

Just wanted to let you know we thoroughly enjoyed our accommodations and stay on the Smith River. We prepared all of our evening meals there at the cabin. The visit to the river was worth the climb back up.

Everything was top notch. Pleasantly and Enjoyably, the word burning stove got plenty of use.

It is plain to see that you put considerable thought into making your guest's stay a very enjoyable experience. We wanted for Nothing. You were a Great Host.

Again -- A very pleasurable and enjoyable time in your secluded spot on the planet. Highly Recommended.

Extending our Thanks and Appreciation,

Gary and Gary
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks.Gary...come again...Jim

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Crescent city Airport
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
199
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
pacific ocean
Nearest Barpub
20 Miles
del norte golf course
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
ashland oregon
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
del norte golf course
Nearest Restaurant
30 Miles
ship ashore in Smith River Ca.,Hiouchi cafe closer
Car: necessary

Here, almost from the moment you arrive, you are immersed in the splendor of nature at her most extravagant. Each path leads to a breathtaking world of contrasts - tiny flowers in the shadow of the world's largest trees, the silent grace of a solitary pelican dippings its wings the pounding surf, morning mists evaporating in the warmth of the sun. Del Norte County is all this and more. Unspoiled and unlike any other place on earth, Del Norte County is an experience in nature, both on her own terms AND in the many ways the natural environment shapes and directs the County's unique lifestyle.The google map is not accurate in showing where the house is.....house is on the Smith river and the 12 acre property actually crosses the river.....river sounds all day and nite....one of my most favorite spots on the planet......you will enjoy if you love nature and clean everything.....and remember we have wild friends around the house.From deer to bears that are very afriad of humans....so if you see one just make some noise and they will run away fast.....may look scary but totally harmless......Jim Matthews...owner

Other Activities: kayaking, rock climbing, horseshoes, shelling. fishing,swiming,beach combing,hiking trails,seeing Redwoods

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Crescent City House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 8.5%

Notes

  • $150/ nite 2 people 2 nite minimun
  • $150/night ...2 people..2 nite min.
    $900/week..2 people...
    $3600/month 2 people
    $175/nite 3-6 people...2 nite min.
    $1050 week 3-6 people
    $4200 mo.
    $225 nite for 7-13 persons...2 nite min.
    $1350 a week 7-13 persons
    $5400 monthly 7-13 persons
  • fees
    8.5 tax
    Pay Pal or personal checks if sent 3 weeks before arrival
    $50 per nite extra for national holidays 2 nite min.

Amenities

Amenities

Crescent City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Mountain ...
  • River ...
  • Beach ...
  • Lake ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural
  • Ski in/Ski out ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Away From It All
  • Adventure
General:
  • Mobile Phone
  • Towels Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wood Stove
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Solar Panels
  • Water Tank
  • Living Area
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Pantry Items ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , custom native wood construction
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , panneled with local Myrtle wood
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 7 twin/ single , 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Crib available.
Entertainment:
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Toys
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Shed
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • Events Allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • caves
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • museums
  • rain forests
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • gambling casinos
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • eco tourism
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • spelunking
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • water tubing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • hunting
  • snorkeling
  • rafting
Notes:
Catering Available. Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer.