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Large newly renovated home on private 14 acre redwood meadow

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This property is located in the banana belt of Gualala, Ca. where the weather is warm and sunny even if much of the coast is covered in fog. As you drive down the private driveway, this large home sits majestically in a serene redwood meadow with a beautiful deck, and garden.

The house has been newly renovated and is stunning. The living room has vaulted ceilings, with stairs that lead to a large sleeping loft considered to be 2 of the bedrooms , which contains 4 queen beds, separated by a partial wall. The dining room can accommodate large groups for memorable meals with your family and friends. The kitchen is fully equipped, w/ beautiful granite counter tops. In addition to the spacious loft, there is a private bedroom, with a large newly remodeled on suite bathroom. The second bathroom has a separate water closet, from the shower and two basin areas. In the winter, the wood burning stove in the living room will keep you warm and cozy.

Karen McNicoll
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018


Gualala House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Queen size Beds (4) 4 beds in are in the loft, which is separated by a partial wall. 2 on each side. 1 queen in private bedroom
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
outdoor fish cleaning station


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

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Large newly renovated home on private 14 acre redwood meadow
average rating of 4.142857 based on 14 reviews

Great getaway, spacious, clean and private

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved the kitchen! It is fully equipped. The bed was comfy and from the moment we walked in we felt relaxed. The property is really beautiful, and the nooks around the house are great for reading, walking, or just hanging out. The Host was extremely helpful, you are a couple of miles from a great grocery store, restaurants and the beach.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great getaway

  • 4 of 5

This was a great extended family house. The great rooms were comfortable for group cooking and dining. The front porch was my favorite thing. Sitting and enjoying the woods view. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a group

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time.

The kitchen is well equipped, we cooked meals for 11 in our group.

Remote, but with nearby supermarkets, cafes, restaurants.

A great California experience for us ( europeans) We will come back for sure.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This property is beautiful and very private. Nice.

  • 4 of 5

Lovely place, quite big and comfortable, and the host was very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

If you like the woods this is a great spot.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Do not stay here other than in very warm weather

  • 1 of 5

The house is very nice and probably very enjoyable in the warm weather, but not comfortable in the cold weather. We arrived in the evening, mid 30 degrees, to learn the only heat source was the wood burning stove (and no instructions on how to use it and a mashed up box of matches). There was no wood in the house so we had to dig around in the incredibly disorderly wood shed (so much so that we tripped more than once trying to climb over the mess of wood to collect enough to start a fire) where there was plenty of kindling and large wood, but minimal small or mid sized to start a fire. No axe to cut any, not that we should have had to given how much we were paying per night. We were never able to get the house over 53 degrees with a roaring fire for hours. It was so cold we had to wear all of the clothes we brought, including our long down jackets and you could see our breath as we spoke. We had to sleep in our jackets and multiple layers of clothing. It was too cold to shower and we never used the master bathroom to keep the little bit of warmth we had in the main part of the house. Large windows everywhere, which are lovely, but not a single window covering to help keep in the warm air. There were no space heaters in the house. My husband and I grew up on the east coast so we are not overly sensitive to cold, but do expect the inside temperature of a vacation rental property to get over 60 degrees. There were plenty of little annoyances, but not worth mentioning as the lack of heat was more than enough to ruin our time away. We spent as little time out of the house as possible during of 2 night stay. I will add that despite what was indicated in the contract we promptly signed and sent with our payment we never received any intructions about the place in advance. I had to get in touch with the owners to confirm they received our payment/contract and request instructions on the place (like how to get in to it). I received a one line response. At a minimum it would have been nice to have been given some info about the place, like there was no wifi or cell service and the phone number of the house. When I wrote the owners after our stay to tell them about the lack of heat and our experience they didn't even have the decency to respond.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just a few ideas of what you can do while you're here...

- Enjoy some of the best Diving and Fishing in the world.

- Golfing at Sea Ranch

- Surfing

- Bike riding

- Hiking

- The Gualala River, is just down the road, where you can; Swim, or rent canoes and kayaks at Adventure


- Go wine tasting at the family owned and operated Annapolis Winery.

- Visit B. Bryan Preserve in Point Arena to see some endangered African species. Perfect activity for

kids!(Reserve tours in advance).

- Bower Park – with a duck pond, play set, swings, baseball field is in walking distance.

- Got wings?? Gualala has an airport


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $200

Peak season $1000 for 1 week, Off season $850 for 1 week. All requires $150 cleaning and linen fee

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.