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Dog-Friendly, Secluded Redwoods Getaway With Private Hot Tub"""

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Comfortable cabin-esque forest home, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

**Winter Specials run January 2 - March 31 - rent two nights receive 50% off a third night or rent three nights and the fourth night is free. E-mail to have invoice changed to reflect Winter Special rate. (excludes holidays and holiday weekends) **

Moonraker House is located approximately 107 miles north of San Francisco off historic and scenic Highway 1. The house is one mile away from the ocean.

Our two bedroom, two bathroom home has an upstairs deck, private hot tub, WiFi, cable televisions, a fully equipped kitchen with bedroom linens and bathroom towels provided.

With 50 miles of private beach, bluff, and forest trails, picnic areas, tide pools, three recreational centers, two marine reserves, a fenced dog park, and an 18 hole championship golf course, there is something for everyone to do without leaving the local area.

Gualala, the closest town, is 8.7 miles north with grocery stores, specialty shops, restaurants, a bank, post office, and gas stations.

Six hundred fenced sheep and goats graze the common areas to eliminate fire hazards and follow The Sea Ranch philosophy of living lightly off the land.

The artist community of Mendocino is fifty-eight miles north and Fort Bragg is nine miles north of Mendocino. Both places are perfect day trips to explore, shop and eat. Charter boats are available for fishing and whale watching in Fort Bragg.

Grey whale migrate December through March and can often be seen off the shore or by boat.

Seal pups are born late March and early April and can be viewed from the bluff trail above the reserve.

Observe pelicans, cormorants, and oyster catchers from ocean bluffs and on the beach

Redwood violets and trilliums bloom around our house in March and April. Then in May and June the Rhododendrons are in full flower.

The Sea Ranch thespians present two productions a year, one in spring, and one in fall.

More Details

Catherine Salm
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Catherine Salm

My parents purchased our family vacation home in 1990 after several years of renting homes on The Sea Ranch and searching for the perfect home for us.

My father wanted a house in the forest and my mother wanted something close to the ocean. This home is the perfect blending of the two.

Catherine Salm purchased this house in 1990

Why Catherine Salm chose Sea Ranch

We are blessed to be able to share our peaceful home with you. Since our house is located in the forest, we do not have the foot or road traffic the other places do. We rarely see people or cars in the area or on the trails nearby and appreciate the serenity.

The ocean, towns and beaches are close by to explore and there are plenty of things to do in addition to just quietly relaxing in the redwoods.


Sea Ranch House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • We have a two dog pet limit. Guests must agree to the pet addendum and pet policies specified.
  • Check In is 4:00 pm and check out is 11:00 am. Early arrivals and late departures without pre-authorized approval will result in additional charges.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • 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 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Dog-Friendly, Secluded Redwoods Getaway With Private Hot Tub
average rating of 4.821918 based on 73 reviews

Great Get Away on the Rugged Coast

  • 5 of 5

My husband, daughter, and two dogs had a wonderful time. The home was beautiful, impeccably clean and so cozy. Everything was thought of including detailed instructions for the TV fireplace and hot tub etc. Bedrooms and bathrooms were clean and nicely decorated and the beds were very comfortable. Hot tub and access to Sea Ranch made this experience even more special. Would love to stay here again in the future!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice compact place, well equipped kitchen

  • 5 of 5

We rented this at the last minute for a weekend getaway. Catherine’s instructions are precise and her responses to questions are quick. It is secluded enough to enjoy a quiet 3 day weekend. Having the linens, towels et al furnished made it easy to make this a very relaxing trip. We will definitely do this again.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

It was a beautiful happy time, what a great way to celebrate Christmas.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here! The highlight has to be the hot tub surrounded by trees. Love the area and the privacy. Catherine was very accommodating and communicative... we can’t wait to visit again!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Secluded, clean, comfortable,

  • 5 of 5

Love this little house. Such an amazing getaway.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing hidden gem

  • 5 of 5

This place is awesome. It's quiet, it's stocked with more than you would expect and everything you don't expect. The little touches make it such a fun place to be. Hot tub in the rain was really quite epic. Secluded and comfy.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Sea Ranch Chapel
Twofish Baking Company -- CLOSED
Stengel Beach
The Sea Ranch Golf Links
St. Orres
Surf Market
One Eyed Jack's Picnic Area & Playground
Point Arena Lighthouse
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sea Ranch Lodge
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Sea Ranch Golf Links
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sea Ranch Lodge
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Black Point Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $40
Damage Deposit $200

*If you would like the reservation amount split into payments, please ask when you make the reservation or e-mail prior to requesting to book and we can invoice you with a split payment request.
*Please contact owner for longer rental periods.
**Minimum three night rental required for holidays and holiday weekends.
** Cleaning fee covers 2.5 hours of light cleaning, time beyond that will be charged $30/hr.
**Winter Specials run January 2 - March 31 - rent two nights receive 50% off a third night or rent three nights and the fourth night is free. E-mail to have invoice changed to reflect Winter Special rate. (excludes holidays and holiday weekends) **

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.