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Gary Gallaher

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

Redwood Cottage for Two with an Ocean View, a Spa and Wifi.

52 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Sea Ranch Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Charming rustic cottage nestled in the redwoods with a view of blue water ocean. Architectural award winning walk-in cabin designed by Obie Bowman. Cozy 580 square feet warmed by propane gas pot belly stove called the Gnome, as well as an electric wall heater. Relax on the deck or soak in the spa. Trails to hike, swimming pool and tennis courts nearby. One bedroom (loft) with queen bed, one full bath, well equipped kitchen, WiFi, cable TV, Stereo, VCR, DVD, DW. Maximum of two adults, no pets, no smoking, no BBQ. Parking while loading/unloading at cottage is permitted. Car park area is 1/10 mile down a road that wanders through the redwoods.

Redwood Cottage is located on Redwood Rise. Minimum rental period is two nights. A refundable Security Deposit of $200 is required to make a reservation. The full amount is due two weeks prior to the date of arrival. Cancellations less than 14 days prior to the date of arrival will result in forfeiture of one night’s rental.

Renters usually need to provide sheets, towels and kitchen linens, however a set may be rented for $30 per stay. Advance notice required.

Rental fee is $175 per night, two night minimum. A 9.0% Sonoma County Transient Occupancy Tax is required for all short term rentals in the county. Our TOT Certificate Number is 832N.

We accept credit card payments either through PayPal or VRBO's payment system. We recommend that you use VRBO's 'Book it' process.

Renters are expected to leave the cottage clean and in the condition which they found it.

Check in time is 3:00 pm; check out time is noon.

Keywords: quiet, ocean view, redwoods, hiking trails, broadband, wifi, romantic, peaceful, private spa

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Gary Gallaher (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

About Gary Gallaher

We had visited The Sea Ranch many times over the years and wanted to come more often.

We purchased the Redwood Cottage in 1998, spent some time putting our imprint on it and have enjoyed sharing it with many visitors since then.

Gary Gallaher purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Gary Gallaher chose North Coast California

The 'walk-in cabins' are a unique group of small but well designed homes with a minimal footprint in keeping with the original Sea Ranch concept of living lightly on the land. Each is surrounded by 'commons' rather than having lots which are contiguous with their neighbors.

They have everything you need in one open space, plus a loft for sleeping.

When we had visited The Sea Ranch we typically stayed in one of the conventional Sea Ranch houses. They were lovely, but we kept thinking all we need is 'a little cabin in the woods' .

When we learned about these unique homes it just seemed right for us.

What makes this cottage unique

Waking up to see the towering redwoods through two huge skylights is always amazing.

One of us is a runner and hiker who loves to run/hike the many trails right from the cabin.

One of us enjoys the peacefulness of the forest with the ocean in sight.

We both look forward to relaxing in the spa and watching the stars overhead.

A short drive takes us to easy access to the bluff trail to be close to the always changing ocean.

Reviews

4.9
based on 52 traveler reviews

Redwood Cottage for Two with an Ocean View, a Spa and Wifi.
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 52 reviews
5

Amazing cabin, perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had an amazing time. The loft skylights are incredible! We hope to stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Stunning

  • 5 of 5

Everything little thing was well organized. Beautiful cabin and location. Amazing skylight. One night we had a crystal clear sky and the number of stars visible was breathtaking.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Cozy getaway

  • 4 of 5

We had a really relaxing, peaceful three-day weekend at the redwood cottage. I really appreciated the walk-in aspect as it really helped keep the noise level to an absolute minimum. It was comfortable but also on the rustic side. We loved taking our time at the breakfast table, reading, eating and looking out at the view of the ocean. It's important to really clean up when you leave, and cheaper if you bring your own linens, including kitchen linens, so if that's not acceptable I wouldn't recommend. Overall, it was a super place to stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Wonderful Cabin in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is a great place to unwind and enjoy hikes in the redwood forest or take a small hike or drive to one of the many beaches along the coast. We enjoyed a quiet night amidst the towering trees, sitting in the hottub and enjoying local brews. I would recommend this cabin to anyone looking to unwind and enjoy an escape from a busy world.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing and beautiful! Seals on shell beach were my fave . We're fairly well traveled and this area ranks high in our favorites.

The drive to Chandelier Tree was high raising for us Kansas flat landers!! Be advised the businesses close early, by 7 on average.

Pictures of the cabin don't give it justice. The view of the ocean for us actually had sand/ beach. Definitely recommended! Trinks in Gualala is great. $3 wine in store - awesome!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Peaceful and Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

I spent my 30th birthday in Sea Ranch and had a wonderful time. The cabin had character and kept very clean. The area is very quiet. I enjoyed the short walks to the beaches, hiking and biking on the trails. Everyone in the area was very welcoming. We never needed to turn on the TV but sleep in while looking up at the stars at night from the bedroom ceiling. Having a cup of coffee in front if the window watching nature and the ocean view. The hot tub worked perfectly. No need for a higher pulse, but felt very smoothing from a long day of walking and exploring. I defiantly would come back here again and recommend anyone who is looking to get away or passing by.

Once again, thank you for your hospitality and allowing me to experience a wonderful time. I did not look forward to coming back home. :)

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
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Map

Trinks
Bones Roadhouse -- CLOSED
Fort Ross State Historic Park
Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
There is a private air strip at The Sea Ranch
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
The Sea Ranch Lodge
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Sea Ranch Golf Links
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
In the town of Gulalala
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
3/4 mile away and 400 feet lower. I would drive.
Nearest Point of Interest
Cabin Location
Nearest Point of Interest
Rec Center
Car: necessary

Renters have access to all Sea Ranch facilities which are available only to owners and guests/renters. The facilities include 3 pools, saunas, tennis counts and many miles of well maintained private hiking trails, both near the ocean and though the redwood and pine/fir forests.

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Rates & Availability

Sea Ranch Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to the 9% County Tax. This is REQUIRED of all short term rentals in Sonoma County.

If you don't want to bring your own sheets and towels, you may rent a set for $30 per stay. Advance request is REQUIRED. Send email to Redwood.Cottage@yahoo.com

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Sea Ranch Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed (1) The bed is in the loft, with two 5 x 8 skylights. See the stars and moon at night and the tall redwoods in the morning.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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