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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:
June 21, 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:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children ...
  • 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

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Redwood Cottage for Two with an Ocean View, a Spa and Wifi.
average rating of 4.9041095 based on 73 reviews
5

Peaceful, and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Clean and cozy cottage in the woods. Loved looking at the stars from the bedroom at night. Also enjoyed hiking to the ocean from the cottage. Would recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cute and Cozy for two

  • 5 of 5

Great mix of ocean and forest. Easy access and comfortable stay. The spa was perfect for two!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful quiet spot

  • 4 of 5

The house was clean and nicely appointed. The view was amazing.

i would never have guessed Northern California was so beautiful!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Secluded get away on the beautiful Cali coast

  • 5 of 5

Great stay at this nice secluded cabin in sea ranch! Really easy to check in and loved the hot tub! I would return!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Cozy cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful long weekend at Redwood Cottage. It is a very cozy, family cottage. It was incredible to go to sleep at night gazing at the stars through the skylight over the bed. There are so many great walking trails through Sea Ranch, the maps that Gary provides in the house are very helpful. Gary was great at providing any information that we asked about before our stay. We definitely hope to be back!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Pleasant stay in the redwoods

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our 4-day stay in this cozy setting. I give very high marks to the owner for providing much helpful information before our arrival, including details on road conditions-- of concern to us because of earlier California storms. The kitchen was the best-equipped vacation rental I've experienced-- so complete that we changed our plans and made all our own meals instead of going out. This is a "walk-in" cabin, with long-term parking about a block away, but the walk was easy; a few yards and half a dozen sturdy and hand-railed steps. Some others we saw required much more walking or stair-climbing.

Sea Ranch has distinct climate zones and this property is in the shaded, big-redwoods area rather than the open grassy meadows nearer the water. It is very quiet and well away from the noise of highway 1, as well as sheltered from most of the wind.

We had a fair amount of rain while we were there (early April) so spent lots of time just gazing out the windows and reading in front of the "pot-bellied" stove. Hiking at that time of year is soggy, but the wildflowers were in bloom everywhere and the creeks running.

Very comfortable, recommended for relaxing.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 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

Sea Ranch Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

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.
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