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

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 625 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

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!

More Details

Property Manager
Heather
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 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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Amenities

Arcata Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 625 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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
  • 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.

Reviews

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Upscale Serene Redwood Retreat in Arcata -Perfect Couple's Retreat
average rating of 4.864865 based on 80 reviews
Fargo, ND
5

Perfect retreat home!

  • 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 property is far and away my favorite vacation rental I have ever stayed in. It is a perfect balance of being surrounded by redwoods, yet not isolated and is easily accessible to town. As a solo female traveler, I had some hesitation about staying in a forested area alone, but it felt very safe and peaceful. I would absolutely stay again! As per my review of another Redwood Coast Vacation Rental home, the company is excellent to work with and ensures the homes have all the essentials. I highly recommend them both for this property and others I have not yet stayed in based on their standards of quality.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: Wow, what a great review! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review and also for noticing all the hard work we put in to maintaining all of our properties at Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals! Guests comfort and satisfaction really is our first priority here at RCVR. Redwood Retreat really is a gem, surrounded by beautiful redwoods in a quiet serene environment, but just a quick car ride away to the grocery store and other services. I absolutely love the property for it's open concept and loads of windows looking out onto the forest. I appreciate your comment about being a single woman, but rest assured, your property manager is always just a phone call away, and all those abundant windows have shades if needed. We look forward to your return to the North Coast, and please check out the 100+ other properties we manage at our website. Thanks again Nicole!
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5

Arcata

  • 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:

The house was exactly as described. Rental experience was easy and straightforward. The house has many windows and every view is full of redwoods. The only slight complaint is that sunrise was quite early with no curtains/blinds on the windows, and there is a skylight directly above the bed. Overall a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Serene Redwoods Retreat is such a nice little accommodation right in the Redwoods. Everyone seems to really enjoy it as you did, thank you! We appreciate you coming to stay with us at Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals, a 100+ accommodation company.
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Palo Alto, CA
5

Serene

  • 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:

Our stay in Arcata was short, but had wonderful accommodations in this beautifully decorated, and comfortable retreat!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for coming to stay with us at Serene Redwood Retreat. We appreciate this great review. With over 100 accommodations at Redwood Coast, we hope to find the best fit for everyone. Sounds like this was perfect for you!
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Peachtree City, Ga
4

Peaceful & Redwoods

  • 4 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:

Less than ten minutes off hwy 101 a few turns on some rough (potholes) roads lead to a little house on a hill surrounded by forest. The view is awesome from every window, the silence is peaceful yet you are close to everything. Loved having a washer & dryer in the garage, the location was excellent for exploring parks and eating out (restaurants/groceries). Close to ACV airport too. The kitchen isn't really set up for cooking but is great for heating leftovers, keeping some groceries. Has heated floors which kept me warm in cold weather (makes strange sounds as they heat and cool, but once I realized what the sound was, didn't bother me). Unfortunately I didn't sleep well on the bed but everything else about this rental was great and I missed it as I went up & down the coast exploring.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: Oh, Thank you! We really appreciate you coming to stay with us at Serene Redwoods Retreat. Yes, this is a studio with a kitchen that can accommodate a meal for two, maybe four. We have many choices at Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals, we are please to hear this was a good fit for you. We look forward to your return to the Redwood Coast.
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Littleton, CO
5

Cozy Luxury in a Beautiful Setting

  • 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 is a lovely cottage - very private and surrounded by Redwoods. It really does have everything a couple needs. The kitchen is small but has all the appliances. Although a larger frig might be nicer, the small one there works well. The bathroom is lovely. Sofa and bed both quite comfy. If your HSU student likes to have a couple of friends over for a dinner during your visit, like ours does, this is probably not the place to do it but it does have a Weber Grill and a nice little outdoor seating area if the weather is fine. All in all, a lovely place and you can't beat waking up to the view and still being just a few minutes to town and HSU!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Serene Redwood Retreat is such a treat! Our guest tend to find the refreshment they need looking out on to the Redwood forest redwood forest from their window! We look forward to your return as our guest at Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals. With over 100 accommodations, it sounds like we found the one for you! Thank you!
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Atascadero, CA
5

Arcata stay

  • 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:

Great Arcata get away. Nicely furnished studio in the Redwoods. The radiant heated floors are the best.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Thank you! Serene Redwoods Retreat is such a quiet private and well appointed place. We look forward to your return!
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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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