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Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

River Front Getaway Awesome Views Fish/Swim Out the Back Door

25 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Crescent City House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-8)

Located on the banks of the wild and scenic Smith River in the heart of the Giant Redwoods. Enjoy some of the best salmon and steelhead fishing right in your back yard. In the summer you'll swim, raft and kayak on the banks of this riverfront vacation home.

Explore the Giant Redwoods and the beautiful beaches of Northern California and Southern Oregon all just minutes away.

Your family will love this spacious 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath home featuring awesome river views from Living room, Dining room, Kitchen and Family room. 2 car garage with parking for additional 2-3 vehicles in driveway. Enjoy three outdoor living spaces, a flagstone patio with fire pit, wood deck and a patio off the living room all overlooking the river. . In addition there is a ping pong table and regulation horseshoe pits for your outdoor entertainment.

Sit by the fire on the patio or relax on the deck and let the beauty of nature take you to a place you'll want to return to year after year.

Keywords: riverfront, waterfront, view, fishing, swimming, hiking rafting, kayaking

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  • children welcome
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

About The Owner

This property has been in our family for over 35 years. Three generations have been privileged to spend family time together enjoying the beautiful Smith River and all the outdoor activities it has to offer.

What makes this house unique

The proximity to such a diverse terrain is incredible. Great hiking in the giant redwoods. Rafting and Kayaking from Jedediah Smith National Park to your front yard is priceless. Crabing and Claming on the beaches of Northern California and Southern Oregon are at your fingertips. Nature abounds.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved the house and the backyard.View is beautiful, you can see river from almost all the rooms in the house. We couldn't really swim in the river because the weather was not cooperating, it was cool and cloudy most of the week, but we waded and crossed to the other side one day,water was very pleasant, not too cold.Backyard is very peaceful and relaxing,we had cofee at the deck overlooking redwood trees, berry bushes and beautiful river every morning. We used the firepit most nights, owners provided plenty of wood and fire starter. House is very comfortable, beds are great, kitchen is well equipped with lots of extras, like spices, condiments, etc.Location is great, close to ocean and great hiking. Don't miss Howland Hill Rd and Whaleshead beach and its forest trail.Too bad we couldn't stay longer. Definitely worth almost 8 hour drive, gorgeous area to visit.
Aug 2011
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based on 25 traveler reviews

River Front Getaway Awesome Views Fish/Swim Out the Back Door
average rating of 4.68 based on 26 reviews

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  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a wonderful vacation at this beautiful little home in a beautiful location! No disappointments at all! This home is so well equipped ...just bring some food! The Redwoods were unbelievable . Wonderful, and relaxing. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, comfortable house with excellent location for exploring the Redwoods

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4, including 2 teen-aged kids, just returned home after spending a week using this property as our home base for our Redwoods vacation. The house was well equipped and very comfortable for us. The location is stunning, with the Smith River right in the backyard. The owners have equipment for outdoor games and river play available, as well as coolers for day-trip use. Thanks for sharing your home with my family and I! We had a great week exploring the Redwoods, and we were very comfortable calling your home our home for the week!!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dublin California

steve cheryl and abby

  • 4 of 5

thank you so much for letting us stay a very nice week in your house. it was just what we needed a good time and just relax and look at the river and sit outdoors and bbq every night. just one thing was a little disappointed we could not use the fire place . again thank you so much for your help and answer all of my question and your home.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crescent City, CA

Very cozy, beautiful and fun!

  • 5 of 5

We live in the same city as this home, we used it to get ready for our wedding and used it as her honeymoon location. The house has two separate living rooms which worked out perfectly so we could get ready without seeing each other. we love seeing and swimming on the river it was a comfortable beautiful cozy place we will always have these memories we hope we can stay there again sometime. Thank you for the opportunity to stay in this beautiful house.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful property over looking the Smith river. The house was perfect for my family of four. The owners were very great to work with. I contacted them on very short notice they were very willing to work with me. Thanks for letting us stay in your beautiful home.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Idaho Falls, ID

Spring break haven

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic place! I would highly recommend this house to anyone looking to get away and enjoy nature. Beautiful views from the house of the Smith River, and close to amazing redwood groves.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Crescent City House Rental Rates

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On Season
Apr 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee per Stay $100
Tax Rate 8.0%

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Crescent City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Futon Queen Air beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Regulation Horse shoe pits and Ping Pong Table

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