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Carole Hurst

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Contemporary Farmhouse at Redwood National Park

38 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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1 BR , 1 BATH, 2 extra lofts, Sleeps 5

Adjacent to Redwood National Park, minutes to the Pacific Ocean, Fern Canyon, and six Scenic Rivers: the excellent location of the Contemporary Farmhouse offers privacy and solitude and a great base of operations for your Redwood Coast vacation. Hiking, biking, kayaking, rafting, fishing, horse riding and the abundant wildlife viewing available at this World Heritage Site can easily fill a fun and relaxing week for nature lovers of all ages. Constructed in 2001, on three acres, the 2nd floor home offers perfect comfort for families and friends. The open floor plan has a full kitchen, living room with fireplace, dining area, one bedroom w/ balcony, one bath, and two lofts -- accessible by ship ladders. Your second home is complete, with Computer, Internet, 2 satellite TVs, & amenities. (A granny flat on the first floor, front, is occupied by the caretaker of the property)

Great location, close to everything--- Lady Bird Johnson Interpretive Trail; Kayak Big Lagoon, or White Water kayak;Jet Boat the Klamath River; see Fern Canyon-site of filming Jurassic Park Lost World. Bicycle Coastal Trail; shop in Victorian Ferndale, Old Town Eureka & Arcata Plaza; Horseback ride thru a World Heritage forest; Whitewater rafting and fishing nearby; plus 3 nearby Indian Casinos, interesting restaurants, and local culture.

One hour flight from San Francisco, two hours from LA. Spend the weekend in a different world. Enjoy the peace and serenity of walking amoung the oldest living trees on earth.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Carole Hurst (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english


based on 38 traveler reviews

Contemporary Farmhouse at Redwood National Park
average rating of 4.868421 based on 38 reviews

Beautiful home in a perfect location for exploring the redwoods and the coast!

  • 5 of 5

Home was in great condition with modern updates and conveniences. Our middle schoolers loved watching the elk from the upper lofts. We marveled at how close we were to some fabulous hikes, particularly Fern Canyon and Trillium Falls. Don't miss Patrick's Point or Trinidad, located nearby.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, Location, Location, Elk, Elk, Elk

  • 5 of 5

The Berry Glen red house was perfect for our week stay in Redwood country. The location won us over. Right across from the Trillium Falls trail, which was wonderful! Also right next to the new Berry Glen trail. The Elk Meadow elk viewing area is right down the road (but more on elk later). Central location to go north to Crescent City, and south to Eureka. Used the house as a base to visit Redwood, Prairie Creek, Del Norte, Jed Smith and Humboldt Redwood.

The house was just what we needed- full kitchen, queen bed, full bath, propane grill. We didn’t need the lofts, as there were only two of us. The downstairs residents are quiet, we barely knew they were there. The house is on Highway 101, but we were so tired from hiking, we hardly heard road noise.

Shopped at Murphy’s in Trinidad for groceries, and the Orick Market for snacks. Husband had a burger at the Orick Snack Shack which he said was very good. While he ate, I had a lovely conversation with a long-time Orick resident.

BEST THING EVER…the elk herd visited the red house two mornings!! If you hear vehicle horns in the morning, get up! We had about 40 elk, including fauns, in the yard. Think the fence is tall, not for the elk, they hopped right over it. We watched the elk from the outside stairs, living room, and outside bedroom deck for hours.

Listing description is accurate, the property was clean and well maintained, Carole provided good customer service by recommending activities and providing her contact information, we would recommend this property to friends and relatives.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home perfect for a romantic getaway

  • 5 of 5

Close to hiking trails, elk live on the property basically

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience with Carole's place. The farmhouse was in a great location. Close to all the beauty of the redwoods and amazingly close to the hiking trails to the lady bird Johnson grove. Don't miss the hike to the grove. It was my favorite!

My kids loved the double lofts and the cha movies (we had to explain how they worked 😂򐠩. We wish we could've stayed for much longer! We will definetly be coming back for another stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location! Comfy.

  • 5 of 5

I had researched the top hikes for Redwood Nat'l forest before leaving, and was so happy that Trillium Falls is across the street! and Fern Canyon (a natural wonder! Do NOT miss this.) at Gold Bluff beach - the long dirt road to get there starts across the street also - Across the street (Hwy101) is Elk Meadow with the wild herd of elk, a beautiful lagoon/meadow with walking bridge, and from there you can hike quickly to Trillium falls, and then take the long way back (about 45 min. hike back) if you want. Basically everything is across the street. Just perfect. Also, Lady Bird Johnson grove only 10 minutes driving back down the road. And then we drove about an hour + to Jedediah Smith redwoods, driving in thru Howland Hill Rd - said to be one of the best redwood drives ever and it was (with pot holes) - hiked the Boy Scout Trail and saw Stout grove. Just amazingly huge trees. I just can't say enough for this vacation. The house was super comfy. We went with my two older kids who opted to sleep on the two twins in one loft side, and our toddler who slept on a pull out mattress in our master room. We told him he wasn't allowed up the ladders to the lofts, and he accepted it. The house had everything you could want. We cooked most dinners and breakfasts. the comfy, large sofa and tv and collection of movies there were perfect. We played their board games. We made a puzzle. My husband was happily on wi-fi most nights, doing our taxes. It was great. Perfect. Enough said.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay near the park

  • 4 of 5

The accommodations were very pleasant and comfortable. You are only minutes from the park with many trails and even a short walk from the house across the road is a great trail. The wild elk frequently use the yard for grazing and relaxing, so a good opportunity to see them up close. Very well stocked kitchen and laundry use is nice to have. This is a great place to stay if your main goal is the trails and park, if you want city type amenities like restaurants and shopping, then Eureka is the closest and biggest town about 45 mins away, as the town of Orick has limited shopping.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Palms Cafe
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Gold Bluffs, Orick
Car: necessary

World Heritage Site ---- Centuries old redwoods, quiet lagoons, whitewater rivers, and miles of unspoiled sand beaches are within minutes of this contemporary farmhouse located two miles north of the town of Orick, CA , and adjacent to Redwood National Park. World Class hiking trails leave from site. 1100 sq ft suite is decorated for comfort and provides extra amenities. Stay in nature and drive to see charming turn of the century villages and seaports. This vacation home is close to everything. 2 night minimum stay.

Other Activities: Redwood National and State Parks


Rates & Availability

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Apr 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $5
Cleaning $75
Tax Rate 12.0%

Price reduction taken to partially offset new "service fee" now being charged by Homeaway/VRBO eff. March 2016

Please note also you do not need to purchase the offered damage protection policy: your risk is slight and the policy cost is highly inflated.

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California Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Loft 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft 2 - 1 twin/ single
  • The living space is on the second floor with third floor lofts accessed by ships ladders which are not suitable for children under 7 years. A folding futon and sofa can be used for sleeping. There is a one bedroom apartment on the front first floor, occassionaly occupied by family. There is no horse or cat in residence. The Farmhouse is pet friendly for guests.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • surf fishing
  • whitewater rafting
The Farmhouse rental is the home on the second floor. There is an apartment on the first floor front which has its own entry, where the owner and owner's dog stay when in the Redwoods. Guests are assured of the solitude and privacy they are expecting.

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