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

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

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 children, 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 12.0% 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 VRBO's payment system or PayPal. 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

Owner
Gary Gallaher
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

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 hiker (former trail runner) who loves to 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.

Amenities

Sea Ranch Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
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:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
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

Reviews

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average rating of 4.911392 based on 79 reviews
5

Perfect Cottage for a Quiet Weekend for 2

  • 5 of 5

We had a great two night stay at Redwood Cottage! Gary was an excellent host and great communicator - could not have been easier to work with. The cottage is exactly as described and is perfect for a couple trying to escape the city. Kitchen had all of the things you need to cook yourself; we ate every meal outside overlooking the forest and sea (in the distance). The hot tub and skylight were awesome! Also really enjoyed the walking trails around The Sea Ranch. Thank you, Gary, for a weekend to remember!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

a serene and comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

Very nice small cabin with a bedroom loft. Many windows plus large skylights above the bed for an immersive forest experience. Quiet and relaxing.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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San Anselmo, California
5

Just what we needed

  • 5 of 5

I have been wanting a cozy cabin experience for a long time...this fit the description perfectly. Up in the hills of Sea Ranch, it has a beautiful partial view of the ocean, which was very soothing. Redwoods tower all around the property,. Stars shine down on you at night through the trees as you look up through the skylights above the loft bed.

Everything there is so well thought out - whatever you needed, it's right there. The hot tub was the piece de resistance - so lovely to float in it as the stars twinkled above. We would have preferred it hotter, but that's just us (we keep ours at 107 degrees!). Hikes abound in every direction. We were overwhelmingly pleased with our experience, and would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved our stay in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

On short notice, my wife and I took a short break up the coast. (We live in San Francisco.) We'd stayed near Anchor Bay before, but never at Sea Ranch. One note I'd like to make is that when we first saw Gary's map, we were a little disappointed to be on the side of Highway 1 away from the coast, but as it turned out, the location of Gary's cottage was perfect! We loved being in the woods, but still close to the coast. Loved our hikes in the woods, coffee (we recommend Two Fish) and restaurants all reasonably close.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay here. It is in a beautiful location, with a great view of the forest and ocean. There is hiking in the woods, or out on the bluffs or to the tidepools. When you're tired of hiking stay in and enjoy the hot tub or the cool deck. We would definitely come back to this cute little cabin in the woods.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Woodland, CA
5

Loved every minute of our stay

  • 5 of 5

This property was just what we needed. It was quiet, private, and so relaxing. The hot tub for two on the deck was just perfect - we were able to sit and enjoy the beautiful view. Kitchen had everything we needed, bed was comfortable, view of the ocean was lovely. We used both the VCR and DVD player and had a great time catching up on old movies. I hope we'll be able to stay here again soon, we've spoken numerous times on how much we enjoyed the accommodations and the location. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Trinks
Bones Roadhouse -- CLOSED
Fort Ross State Historic Park
Point Arena Lighthouse
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

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $200

Rates are subject to the 12% 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.

There is no separate "Cleaning Fee" because you are agreeing to leave the cabin as you found it. This is especially true of the kitchen. Please clean any spills and splatters in the oven and on the stove top. If extra cleaning is required the cost may be deducted from your Security Deposit.

The solid redwood counter tops are original, but they require special care. No hot items and no standing moisture please.

There is no separate cleaning fee because you are agreeing to leave the cabin as you found it. This especially applies to the kitchen. Please clean any spills and/or splatters in the oven and on the stove top. The redwood counters are original but they must be treated with care. No hot items and don't let water sit on them.

Excessive cleaning after you leave may result in a deduction from your Security Deposit.

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.