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Japanese Farmhouse Spectacular Coastal Setting Above Jenner

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms with 2 king beds and 1 queen bed + den sofa bed , 2 Baths

Situated on a five acre meadow overlooking Russian Gulch Beach (accessible by hiking or 5 minutes by car), this beautiful Japanese pole house (802N) is inspired by 16th century Japanese farmhouses. It was recently built and has all modern conveniences. It is open and airy, light and soaring, a very inspiring space. It is heated with radiant floor heat, which is quiet, clean, and warming to your soul. There is also a wood burning fireplace for staying cozy on cool nights. Article in current Sonoma Magazine featuring our house:

The master suite upstairs has a wonderful King mattress, a world class view, and a soaking tub. The master/guest bedroom downstairs has an organic latex mattress on a Spanish Oak king bed, and an outstanding view of the beach through the French doors. The media room-den next to the guest bedroom on the main floor has a high quality (Pottery Barn) convertible queen sofa bed w/ memory foam topper and can be used as a fourth sleeping room. The 2nd floor art studio has a new memory foam queen bed. Note: There is also an add'l one bedroom cottage that may be available for guests for add'l fee. Please inquire.

Spacious decks surround the house with plenty of space for outdoor living.

There is a hot tub with a stunning ocean view.

The water is kept clean with an ozonator so doesn't use harsh chemicals.

The property is a five acre meadow surrounded by redwood trees. This is a place to come for retreat and you will find it to be a resort quality experience.

This is a rural gated community of secluded mostly 40 acre parcels 2 miles north of Jenner, where the Russian River flows into the Pacific. It is close to wine country, river rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, many wonderful beaches, trips up and down the coast from Tomales Bay to Mendocino and it is less than 2 hours to the heart of San Francisco!

Keywords: 4 bedroom house, lodge, family home, great room, wraparound decks, ocean view, outdoor furniture, rural, acreage, cows, peaceful, quiet, ranch, farm, gardens, secluded, gated, five acres, privacy, lawn, hot tub, views, sleeps 8.

More Details

Ilene & Don (802N)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Ilene & Don (802N)

The beauty of this place is beyond words. We built this house in 2000. The building process was a labor of love and we really enjoy sharing it with people who appreciate quality craftmanship and pristine beauty.

Ilene & Don (802N) purchased this house in 2000

Why Ilene & Don (802N) chose Jenner

Jenner is a sweet little town in a spectacularly beautiful area of coastal Sonoma County. Very pristine and beautiful. There are 5600 acres of open space just outside our door, The Jenner Headlands and many beaches as well.

What makes this house unique

Pristine, quiet beauty.

This inspiringly beautiful home has soaring spaces, an indoor bridge, lots of light and is a unique, one of a kind creation.

We live outdoors as much as in with comfortable outdoor furniture, hammock, garden, decks, patio and hot tub. The large sliding doors open up to let the outdoors and the indoors become one. The chef's kitchen is completely exquisite and a joy to create great meals in. This place is truly special.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Perfect setting, great architecture, great music. We loved it here! The kitchen! The beds! The comfort!

Japanese Farmhouse #3

An impressive view

happy to have stayed, sad to go.

To you our heartfelt Thanks!
May 2016
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Jenner House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellation policy may depend on situation. Please inquire if requesting a special event.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • River ...
  • Rural
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Beautiful Asian style bathroom
    Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , This bathroom is accessible to Studio room as well
  • Gorgeousness abounds in both bathrooms. Soaking tub.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom (upstairs) - 1 king , California King size (extra long) Ocean view Amazing comfort
    Den/media room - 1 double , Quality Pottery Barn sofa bed. Perfect for one person
    Studio - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Quality queen McCrosky mattress w/European Sleepworks topper
    Guest bedroom (Main floor) - 1 king , Wonderful ocean view room. Cal King (firm) Organic mattress
  • Two King size beds (2) One has a wonderful comfortable McCroskey California King Mattress and the other King has an organic memory foam mattress. A Queen size Bed (1) is also a wonderfully comfortable McCroskey Mattress in Studio. There is a Double (1) Pottery Barn Sofa Bed in Media room. We have a very comfy cot and two folding futons for extra guests.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
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Japanese Farmhouse Spectacular Coastal Setting Above Jenner
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 63 reviews

Unique, well maintained custom home with an amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

This unique Japanese themed custom home was well maintained, comfortable and provided a great getaway with my family. We used all 4 bedroom areas. The master had a private porch with an amazing view! In fact, the home had beautiful views out of almost every room! The owner met us as we arrived and was eager to help with anything included sightseeing suggestions. By the way, if you want to see huge redwoods within easy driving, go to Armstrong Redwoods State Park! We would definitely stay at this home again.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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spectacular getaway

  • 5 of 5

unique, serene, gorgeous . there is beauty in every detail of this house. expansive, breathtaking views all around. if you love the sea, the sun and the stars you'll love them even more from this perspective. truly an unforgettably awe-inspiring experience. house kitty georgia is a sweetheart too!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your beautiful description. It is always a pleasure to host people who appreciate this special place. And thank you for leaving the house in such good shape. Come again! Ilene & Don
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Best of the Sonoma Coast

  • 5 of 5

We love the wine country, but wanted to try out a different experience. My wife, 2 adult children, and I spent the week at the Japanese farm house, just north of Jenner. The house, grounds and view are all first class. We did visit some vineyards/breweries, but mostly focused on the beautiful Sonoma Coast. Kayaking/paddle boarding in Jenner with seals, eating oysters and fresh seafood, and hiking Salt Point Park, Pointe Reyes, and the nearby beaches were all highlights of the week. Karl (common name for the fog) would roll in/out most evenings and great to relax on the back patio/hot tub and just enjoy the view. The gravel road up to the house is a bit long/steep, but well worth it. We would highly recommend the stay at the Farm House - very detailed, like new with all the amenities. We hope to return!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just a very nice separation from our reality

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home. Good feeling inside and out. Amazing location. Loved getting used to not having cell service. Weather was cool and foggy on a couple of mornings and late afternoons/evenings, then warm/hot for another couple days. Close enough to Jenner and Russian River vineyards. But far enough to keep that separation from the busier areas of wine country. And a very cool cat on premises.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wow! A truly unique home

  • 5 of 5

This house is a brilliant and unique structure to be blessed to spend some time in. We were 5 adults and 3 children and all of us were very happy the whole time ( 4 nights ) while here. The children had fun counting all the Buddhas and we enjoyed cooking every day in the wonderful kitchen while listening to our favourite tunes from the awesome stereo system. The views, the hot tub, the media room and of course the beautiful Russian gultch beach visits was everything we hoped for and more. Don was at the house upon arrival and he was wonderful at introducing us to the house and the grounds. So much beauty and serinity can be found here. Thank you Don and Ilene for accommodating us and for sharing this spectacular property with us all here in the world. I am truly grateful.



  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing place

  • 5 of 5

We spent a weekend at the Japanese house and despite mother nature being very moody: high winds, hail, rain we enjoyed every moment. Don and Ilene are great hosts and every single detail of the house shows the thoughtful way was built. Views are amazing and if you are looking for a very quite time, to recharge your batteries and do basically nothing or be very active in the nature, this is best location in the Jenner area (which we know very well). And Georgia is a delightful cat (and I am not a cat person).

Thank you for sharing your home with us and we will come back for sure

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Santa Rosa Airport closest SF or Oakland Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
River's End
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway One
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Russian Gulch Beach
Car: necessary

Near the Russian River Recreation Area, Wine Country nearby, wine tasting tours, art galleries, restaurants, horseback riding. Kayak rentals right in Jenner. Fort Ross State Historic Park nearby, an authentic historical site where the Russians once settled. Spectacular views and a fun way to spend a day on the coast.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.