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Upscale Serene Redwood Retreat in Arcata -Perfect Couple's Retreat

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Studio, 1 Bath, Sleeps 3

Upscale Serene Redwood Retreat in Arcata - Perfect Couple's Retreat. Open studio layout on park setting surrounded by Redwoods. You really do feel like you are on a retreat when you are here. Great place for an artist or writer looking for a sanctuary in the Redwoods but still in Arcata. Tastefully furnished and decorated with hardwood floors with radiant floor heating. Wonderful kitchen and nice dining area. The shower is wonderful with it's skylights and tiling all of the way up the walls. Super comfy bed as well.

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Whether you are here on business or pleasure, this will be a wonderful home to relax in after a busy day or this home itself maybe your vacation...

Any 30 day booking will be charged double the cleaning fee. If it is not automatically added in your booking, we will add the charge for you. We do this because we come in mid-stay and change your linens and do some light cleaning!

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Property Manager
Heather
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

I had the opportunity to rent Jane's home with some friends from college. I feel that the title Magic Garden Home is an understatement...Jane's home is a real Oasis. The town of Arcata is cute, has loads of charm, and awesome redwood forest hikes, but my friends and I found ourselves wanting to spend most of our time at the house. From the sounds of trickling water of the small fountains, to the Buddha statues, the rose garden, natural hot tub, and deck that blocked any wind--it all made us feel so zen. One of my friends said repeatedly "I'm never leaving this house." I felt that same way. :) While we didn't meet in person (her nice neighbor greeted and oriented us to the home), Jane and I talked on the phone, emailed and text messaged--she was very accommodating and available for any questions/recommendations during our stay. Thanks Jane--we will all remember your place for a long long time, and hope to stay again sometime. :)
Jun 2012
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Reviews

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Upscale Serene Redwood Retreat in Arcata -Perfect Couple's Retreat
average rating of 4.867647 based on 74 reviews
5

Five stars ***** in all respects! Exceeded all expectations. We'll be back.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our four night stay at the cottage. Everything in the cottage was clean, new and perfectly decorated. Comfy bed with lots of pillows. Gets five stars ***** in all respects. Property is in a very nice, quiet neighborhood up on a hill away from the town a little bit and we were so happy to be surrounded by a literal forest of gorgeous Coast Redwoods on three sides! Every window has an awesome view. Saw several deer each evening. We found no need to drive more than 5 minutes for excellent spirits and Farm to Fork sustenance. We loved the newly remodeled Minor Theater (built 1914) and hung with the friendly locals at a hip little bar called Richard's Goat!! Arcata is very close to the Redwood parks so it was only 50 minutes or so to get to the big old growth groves which is a must see. We were there in October so we practically had the trails to ourselves.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South San Francisco, CA
3

Stay at Serene Redwood Retreat

  • 3 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

While this is a gorgeous property, the bed was uncomfortable. It along with the pillows felt hard as rock. This along with constant noise from the fridge made sleeping difficult.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So sorry you didn't like the bed! I will take a look at the fridge and see what's up with that, thanks for the feedback! We hope you can return again or choose one of our other 100 properties we have in the North Coast!
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5

Truly a Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 night stay at this small, comfortable, and convenient home in its truly hideaway location among the beautiful redwood trees and giant ferns. Fun to see leafy vistas out of all windows including the skylight! Finding it furnished with more than just the basic necessities and with laundry facilities on site was another plus. Arcata and Eureka provided fun shopping and good dining experiences and the Arcata Saturday market was especially colorful and entertaining! We consider ourselves fortunate to have found this special rental with its homey feel!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals
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New York City
5

Stunning retreat

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We really loved how serene this place was. The forest location was amazing and the retreat had everything.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Sharon! Glad you enjoyed your stay at the Retreat and hope you can come again!
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Coal City, Il
5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Quiet and clean cottage. Very nice setting with many Redwoods on the property. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: Thanks, Mark! You are welcome home with us at the Magic Garden anytime!
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5

Heaven in the Redwoods

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This lovely guest home was the perfect place for a vacation on the coast. Close to downtown stores, restaurants and breweries and a short drive from wonderful outdoor activities. The property is beautiful and well maintained and very comfortable. I would highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: Thanks, Beverly! we hope to see you again!
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Map

You are close to Humboldt State University. The Redwoods Park is close by with plenty of hiking and biking trails. You are about 1 mile from downtown Arcata restaurants and shops. The home is nestled in the Redwoods and quite private and quiet. Very relaxing

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Amenities

Arcata Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 625 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Rural
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • 1 King bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • surfing
Notes:
Very private and brand new, nestled in the Redwoods and close about 20 minute walk to HSU or short drive. Close to Redwood Park as well.

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