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Secluded Cottage Close to Ocean, Redwoods, and Town

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space sq. ft.
Property type house
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome


About the property

3 bedroom, private sun room , with a full bath and a half bath with laundry.

This house is intimate for two yet can handle 10 people with ease. There are 4 separate sleeping areas. Be sure to ask about the layout of the rooms so they meet your needs. The hideabed has a memory foam mattress and all the beds are comfortable. Built in 2008, the house has tons of character. There is leather furniture, stained concrete floors, and oriental rugs. You will find the fully stocked kitchen as complete as yours at home. The gardens are extensive and fascinating to wander through with a large fenced yard for pets and small children.

More Details

Kathie Murphy
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

About Kathie Murphy

My husband is a retired surgeon and I trained dressage horses and ran our breeding and boarding barn. We have a 100 acre ranch outside Ashland where we board dogs, raise sheep and run cattle. We bought the land in Crescent City, cleared it then built this as second home. The development of the gardens have been a joy for us.

Why Kathie Murphy chose North Coast California

Crescent city has so many things to see and do. It is also close enough for us to go back and forth. The climate is very different from Ashland and is a welcome change from inland weather.

What makes this house unique

It has given us a place to get all our family together in one place.


Crescent City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , laundry and deep sink
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , located in main house downstairs
  • One and a half in house on main floor , on demand hot water .
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Sunroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , private sun room on main floor in main house
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , upstairs in main house on right has a door
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , on left upstairs door at top of stairs
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , msaster on ground floor next to bath
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) memory foam leather hideabed. very comfortable in it's own room.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
The house is on 2 and a third acres ,surrounded by gardens set in the tall trees. It is private yet one mile to the ocean and minutes to the redwoods.Town and restaurants are very close.The away room is surrounded in glass overlooking the gardens and wild life.There are 2 bicycles and a fire pit along with a picnic table and more chairs for outdoor fun.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(89 traveler reviews)

Secluded Cottage Close to Ocean, Redwoods, and Town
average rating of 4.7865167 based on 89 reviews
Sausalito, CA

Beautiful, peaceful space. And big!

  • 4 of 5

Two colleagues and I stayed here on a business trip and absolutely loved the house. Beautiful inside and out. It had everything we needed and more. Loved the peaceful setting and layout. And that sun room overlooking the back garden--wow! All the amenities we wanted--from coffee and tea to decent, if slow, wifi. Only drawback was the big, spine-shaking potholes covering every inch of the dirt/gravel road on the way in--it has been a long, rainy winter and the little rental car bottomed out several times even though we drove in at 5 MPH. I still plan to come back with my family when we can.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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too Old and musty for the price

  • 3 of 5

Just getting there in a car would have been scary to some as the gravel road is full of huge pot holes. Luckily we both had trucks. When we got there, it took a day to heat the place up and the musty smell never fulling went away. Every piece of cloth furniture is full of stains so we appreciated the leather pieces. The one HDTV in the place isn't even being used with an HDMI cable to the satellite dish but the yard was wonderful even in the middle of a huge storm. My little dogs were safe and happy. I suggest, to the owners and manager, that this place needs a good going over. Make professional notes, have clean furniture, clean out drawers, hair dryer in the bathroom over an iron. Stream line the heating problem, it's pretty confusing. The place is cute but needs some love inside.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The house is 8 years old built with a lot of love. All furniture is leather except the 2 oak couches in sunroom. Yes Napa is bad, the winter has been very wet and the residents must maintain it. However the grading in these conditions does not last more than a day or two.There has never been any water intrusion in the house,this however is a very wet climate.Our rates have remained the same for the 5 years we have been doing vacation rental.Thank you ,all comments are listened to. Kathie
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Lovely secluded home

  • 4 of 5

We spent the entire month of February, 2017 at this location. The home is very comfortable and secluded with beautiful gardens. The owners have obviously spent much time working the grounds. The home was also well equipped with with spices, cooking ware, paper towels, toilet paper, etc. This really saved a lot of time and expense. The location is only a few miles away from redwood forests which can be easily explored from the house. Great hiking trails in the forests as well. The redwood forests were our favorite item on the vacation. Also, the pacific ocean is only a mile away so spending time on the beaches are great too. Very enjoyable stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice grounds surrounding a beautiful cottage, so close to ocean you could hear it

  • 4 of 5

Lovely space for a getaway, close to hikes, the ocean and crescent city though secluded enough for privacy. Only qualm was the only working fireplace was far away from the rest of the house in the spacious sun room. On a cold rainy day and night, it would be ideal to have a working fireplace in the living room. Beautiful place however, I'd stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North coast getaway for Christmas.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely setting that puts you close to the beach, and redwoods. Beautiful garden and quaint house. We enjoyed our stay very much.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect in every way!!

  • 5 of 5

We got together over Thanksgiving and enjoyed this beautiful, comfortable cottage!! The gardens and area surrounding the house are beautiful. Comfortable beds and well stocked kitchen! Thank you!! We hope to be back!!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Crescent City House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Min Cleaning fee 1-4ppl $60
Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 8.0%

*Please note the MINIMUM cleaning fees, pet fees and the Cancellation policy are as follows:
Up to 4 guests minimum cleaning fee of $60. More than 4 guests minimum cleaning fee of $100. Cleaning fees may increase based on the condition of the cottage upon guest departure. All cleaning fees will be deducted from the $200 refundable damage deposit. Pet fees are a minimum of $25.00 per pet. Additional pet fees will come out of the refundable damage deposit. Main season rates apply to Christmas and Thanksgiving. No charge for children not walking if you dispose of all diapers on your own. Cancellation refunds before 30 days, the $200.00 refundable damage deposit less a $30.00 office charge. Within 30 days, refunds will be dependent on new bookings for cancelled dates. Amount of refund will be based on number of guests re-booked and number of days re-booked minus a $30 cancellation fee. If zero days of cancelled dates are re-booked the refund is $0.

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