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Upstairs from the work space of Austin and Santino...Lifetime TV 'On the Road with Austin and Santino, episode 9, Forest Suite is located just 5 minutes south from the village of Mendocino on 5 acres of beautiful redwoods.This 560 sq. ft. apartment plus 200sq ft deck, is upstairs from a 2,000 sq. ft artist’s studio. Built entirely with redwood, recycled fir and barn wood with cement counters and shower this romantic getaway is a very special spot.
The south wall is all windows with a deck overlooking the surrounding trees. It’s very peaceful and sunny and is frequented by honeymooners, artists, writers and those seeking total privacy. A few books and screenplays have been written here! Take a walk through the forest or just relax and enjoy the tranquility.
Keywords: Studio loft apartment
Collage is not only my medium as an artist, it best describes my life. I've traveled extensively throughout the world and have lived in France, Spain and New York City. I have worked as a fashion model, singer/songwriter and now as a full time artist, working in my studio out on Gordon Lane. I've had a variety of exhibitions worldwide, exhibited at the United Nations building in New York and at the world renowned Museo Vittoriano in Rome, Italy. I've done installations for Gallagher's Art and Fashion Gallery in Manhattan, and for French designer Catherine Malandrino's Soho store. My works are in private collections throughout the world. I have been coming to Mendocino my whole life, at first to visit my Grandmother and now as a homeowner for the last 20 years. I love to introduce people to this beautiful and unique area and enjoy meeting people from around the world that come here to visit.
Jennifer Linley Taylor purchased this studio in 1995
I was looking for a forested piece of property where I could build a barnlike structure for my studio and also have a living space that would work well for a vacation rental. When I found these 5 acres so close to town, I knew I had found the perfect spot. As I do not live on the property, this works out really well, as I only work when then place is not rented.
The proximity to Mendocino village, the privacy and total silence other than birds and the sound of the wind in the redwoods makes this place perfect for those that are seeking refuge. It instills creativity and thought, peace and harmony. From the front door you can walk through your own forest or go on a long walk down Gordon Lane and across State Park to the headlands.
A really amazing space for a romantic getaway. Easy to fine and equipped with all the details you'll need for a few days away, whether you want to spend the entire looking through the huge front windows or basking in the afternoon sun on the deck. Would highly recommend.
An incredible place to escape to - you feel like you are in a tree house! I only wish we had 1 more day...
We really were able to decompress from our busy lives and celebrate our engagement in a way we will never forget. It's so very peaceful, filled with natural light and the sounds of only forest friends (dear, birds, etc.) nearby. We will never forget our time here. Thank you, Jennifer!
We really loved our 3 night stay here. We usually come for the Music Festival every year and this was the first time that we stayed at this property. It was probably our favorite place to stay in the Mendocino area. The room was a very nice size and we loved looking out at the trees from the deck. And we especially enjoyed reading about Jennifer, the owner, and enjoying some of her art that she had hanging in the Forest Suite. We loved the fact that we were only minutes from Mendocino, but we felt as though we were in the forest many miles away. We look forward to coming back to stay here.
This was the perfect space for our short visit to Mendocino. The studio is beautifully built and made for a very comfortable stay. We appreciated the diverse library of books and films as well as the welcome packet with info about the area. The kitchen is very well equipped (better stocked with pots and pans than my own home!). I'll look forward to coming back again someday.
My husband and I were fortunate enough to make this " forest suite" our home, for 4 days! The description of this space is exactly how Jennifer, the multi-talented owner of this space, describes it. It is truly a get away that invites peace and tranquility! We thoroughly enjoyed a day hike in Russian Gulch State Park and a clear, crisp walk along the newly restored Noyo Headlands coastal trail, during our stay. We couldn't ask for a better match for our desire to just "chill" for a few days and celebrate our friendship and lifelong partnership! We highly recommend this inviting suite as a gift you truly deserve to give yourselves!
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2 night minimum stay
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