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Mendocino Coast Reservations

Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english

California Redwood trees surround this redwood home

12 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Little River House Rental Photos and Description

Cozy multi-level 3 bedroom home in your own quiet 3 acre redwood forest

A talented craftsman has converted and updated what was once a tiny cabin into a one-of-a-kind home in a private redwood forest. This home has redwood inside and out to create the feeling of being cradled by nature. The home offers an easy-going ambiance, with no less than 18 skylights, flooding the interior living spaces with the light, color, and serenity from the surrounding forest. There are artisan touches from the gnarled door pulls to the exposed beams in the original living room side-by-side with modern amenities to ensure a comfortable and restful stay. Bedroom #1 has a King size bed, two large skylights, and a private half bathroom. It is upstairs where you can get away from the TVs and other guests in your group for a little solitude . Bedroom #2 has one Queen bed, a skylight, and a private full bathroom (tub/no shower). It is on the main floor for those who don't do well with stairs or like to be near the action. Bedroom #3 has a Queen bed and a Queen Size futon/bed. This room is down a half flight of stairs and has a TV with DVD/VCR...the kids love this room but adults enjoy the feeling of privacy too. Outside is a wide wrap around deck for enjoying the fresh air of the forest with a hot cup of coffee in the morning or a chilled glass of wine in the evening. Relax at the end of your day in the salt water hot tub under the redwoods.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
Mendocino Coast Reservations (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Mendocino Coast Reservations

We live in the San Francisco Bay area and our Mendocino home is just 3 hours away...close enough for a quick getaway and yet feels like a complete escape from our daily lives.

Mendocino Coast Reservations purchased this house in 2000

Why Mendocino Coast Reservations chose North Coast California

Having a home one mile inland allows us to enjoy many more sunny days above the fog line and we can go to the beach on the days the sun breaks through the fog. We get the best of both worlds here in the redwoods.

What makes this house unique

Artisan wood work details inside the home. Reclaimed 'Old Growth' redwood planks above the fireplace. Wide wrap-around redwood deck. Skylights in nearly every room allow full enjoyment of the towering redwoods surrounding the home.

Guestbook comments from the manager

To Whom it May Concern,



We have had the wonderful opportunity to stay at the Little River Redwoods home several times both as a family get away and as an adults only vacation respite. It proved to be a wonderful option for both. It is quiet and peaceful, wonderfully appointed with every amenity, very private, and is on beautiful grounds. This home has great play area for kids, great outdoor bbq area and a large spa for quiet evenings or fun for the kids. Fantastic hikes can be taken right from the property or a short drive takes a family or a couple to an abundance of hiking trails, river and ocean fun and tourist attractions. We will be back as often as possible and recommend it to our friends.

Thank You!!
Apr 2010
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Reviews

5
based on 12 traveler reviews

California Redwood trees surround this redwood home
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was beyond wonderful! The house had everything we needed and more! We loved watching the stars at night through the skylights and listening to the rain as it them. The location was perfect for day trips and being in the redwoods was great! We felt like we were all alone even though we were close to a town. Having a huge Coast Guard plane buzz the house doing touch and go's one day was an added bonus - sounded like a train coming through the house as he came over, but it was an experience like no other! We are already wanting to plan another trip up to the house!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this beautiful review. Your mention of seeing the stars thought the skylights is one of my favorite things too. One night I awoke to the magic of a full moon glowing through the master bedroom skylight. I was surprised to hear you had some rain too....in JUNE! This is California after all and normally it would be all sunny days a foggy beaches. But rainy days mean a crackling fire to cozy up to so we love to have a little of sun and a little of rain. Thanks again for sharing your experience.
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Perfect Retreat for Our Group of Friends

  • 5 of 5

Six of us rented this house for a long weekend. The three bedrooms and spacious common areas allowed for privacy as well as time spent cooking, eating, and sitting around the fire. The location was perfect. The huge redwood trees surrounding the house made it feel magical, and the hot tub was great way to unwind after a long car trip. Special thanks to Lucy, who gave clear instructions on how to find and get in the house. I'd definitely stay here again next time I am on the coast.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. All praise goes to our amazing team at Mendocino Coast Reservations, and especially to Teri; she is the one who makes sure you know where to go and are well attended to during your visit.
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Beautiful Redwood home in the Redwoods

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautiful in side and out with clear heart redwood walls, exposed beams and ceilings through out the main level. Bountiful skylights every where you look (even on the back porch), huge professional kitchen, fire place in the family room (they provide the wood) and large wrap around deck on back and side with a great hot tub with redwood stairs to get in and out with out getting off on the dirt. My daughter planed for over two years to get married in Mendocino which took up most of our time. We managed to stay a few days before and after the wedding and loved this house. Large lot with many large redwood trees make it a secluded location, peaceful and quite. The house location was just outside of Mendocino in a city called Little River, just 5 or 10 minutes away from down town Mendocino. The main bedroom is on the main house level (complete private bath), second bedroom is three or four steps down (shares the common complete bath main level just off the hallway) and the third bedroom is up a flight of stairs (has a private 1/2 bath), but all three bedrooms are beautiful. The family room and main dining room are right off the front door and make a great room for entertaining or large size family get together's.

We can not wait to come back on out next visit so we can enjoy the house all by its self for a get away weekend. All we need to bring is a good book and a few bottles of wine!!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I just re-read you review and realized I never wrote a response. This was a wonderful review, so descriptive and well thought out. Thank you for taking the time to let others know what you experienced at Little River Redwoods. We are happy you had a wonderful visit and look forward to you next one!
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Far exceeded expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We were three families with small children, so quite a large group. And there was plenty of space. The house looked smaller in the pictures, so we were pleasantly surprised. We loved the large living room with the big fireplace (which was all set up and ready to go when we got there). The deck that wraps around the house was also surprisingly large. We didn't use it much, since it was a little cool when we were there. We did use the hot tub, though, which was wonderful. The house is just a few minutes drive from the town of Mendocino as well as the beach, so it was easy to go back and forth with the kids. All the bedrooms were big and comfortable. They were all of equal quality so there was no need to fight for the best one ;). Kitchen had a lot of room from several chefs as well, which worked well for such a large group. In short, we loved this place and will definitely try to book it again in the future!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Serenity near the sea

  • 5 of 5

Great property set back in the redwoods, very near town and coastal access. Really private, neighbor you can see from the yard if you try really hard. You can access hiking trails just up the street and relax in the hot tub afterward. Very nice place, we will be back!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautifully Appointed

  • 5 of 5

This is a great family home. Secluded, yet close to everything! We are two families of cooks. Nothing better than cooking in this fantastic kitchen, and sitting down to a full dinner each evening. Cozy, but with enough space for everyone to feel comfortable. My only recommendations:

Internet TV so that we have access to ChromeCast. CDs degrade over time

Lighting on the stairs leading to the hot tub.

Mendocino, Fort Bragg and the Beaches and Parks have a lot to offer, but I find that when I'm at this home, I just want to nest!

Love it!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Update to prior response: 9/30/15 Thanks again for the suggestion of a WiFi enabled TV. We have followed through and our home now has one! We are also enjoying being able to stream our NetFlix and Amazon movies when we visit. Original Response: Thank you for taking the time to give a great review. Your suggestions are excellent. We were planning to put in an internet capable TV and also to upgrade to a larger screen, so hopefully you will find that extra feature on your next visit. I am very glad you mentioned lighting on the stairs leading to the hot tub. Every time there is a power outage the timer gets off and needs to be reset so that the lights are on during the evening hours. I will add "Check the timer" to our pre-guest maintenance check. This is very important to me as well. Thanks again for your review!
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Map

Van Damme State Park
"Quiet hiking along the Little River among the redwoods and ferns"
Little River Inn Dining Room
"Just one mile from our home. We love the Sunday Breakfast with complimentary Champagne; orde..."
Wild Fish
Cafe Beaujolais
Harvest Market
"Beautiful Country store with nearly Anything and Everything you may need"
Catch A Canoe & Bicycles Too
"5 miles from our home. Rent a canoe or outrigger and paddle up the big river or a bicycle fo..."
Thanksgiving Coffee Company Cafe -- CLOSED
"We love their pastries and breakfast burritos!"
Albion River Inn Restaurant
"Our favorite special dinner spot...great for sunset time. The chef is amazing and there is o..."
Little River Inn Dining Room
"Just one mile from our home. We love the Sunday Breakfast with complimentary Champagne; orde..."
Patterson's Pub
"No reservations here so be ready to have a drink while you wait for a seat in this quirky pu..."
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Little River Airport (Local-private planes)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Whale Watch Bar at Little River Inn
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Little River Inn
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Scenic HWY 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Little River Inn
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Van Damme State Park
Car: necessary

Other activities within 15 miles: Ride the historic 'Skunk Train', walk in the Botanical Gardens located on 47 Ocean Front acres, Charter a boat for deep sea fishing or whale watching, beach-combing on 'Glass Beach', tour the Point Arena or Point Cabrillo Lighthouses, Kayak/Canoe/Outrigger rentals on Big River, Hiking/Bike riding in nearby parks...

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Rates & Availability

Little River House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 21 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$302
$2,118
 
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$302
$2,118
 
 
Easter 2017
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$302
$2,118
 
 
Memorial 2017
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$302
$2,118
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$302
$2,118
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$302
$2,118
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$302
$2,118
 
 
Easter 2018
Mar 30 2018 - Apr 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
$302
$2,118
 
 
Memorial 2018
May 25 2018 - May 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$302
$2,118
 
 
Summer 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$302
$2,118
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 19 2018 - Nov 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Christmas 2018
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 1 2019
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Easter 2019
Apr 19 2019 - Apr 21 2019
2 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Memorial 2019
May 24 2019 - May 27 2019
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Summer 2019
Jul 1 2019 - Sep 2 2019
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Thanksgiving 2019
Nov 25 2019 - Dec 1 2019
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Christmas 2019
Dec 22 2019 - Jan 5 2020
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Easter 2020
Apr 10 2020 - Apr 12 2020
2 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Memorial 2020
May 22 2020 - May 25 2020
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Summer 2020
Jul 1 2020 - Sep 7 2020
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Thanksgiving 2020
Nov 23 2020 - Nov 29 2020
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Christmas 2020
Dec 20 2020 - Jan 3 2021
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Easter 2021
Apr 2 2021 - Apr 4 2021
2 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Memorial 2021
May 28 2021 - May 31 2021
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Summer 2021
Jul 1 2021 - Sep 6 2021
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Thanksgiving 2021
Nov 22 2021 - Nov 28 2021
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
Christmas 2021
Dec 19 2021 - Jan 2 2022
3 night minimum stay
$302
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$223
$1,559
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $300
Processing/Damage Waiver $128
Tax Rate 11.0%

Major US Holidays are charged High Season Rates (Christmas, New Year, Easter, Thanksgiving). Rates subject to change without notice. Please call or email for more information. Thank you.

50% down is required upon booking

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Little River House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upstairs Bedroom with private half bath - #1 in photos,
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Downstairs Bedroom - No Pvt Bathroom - #3 in photos
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Main Floor bedroom-private bath & door to deck-#2 in photos
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Amenities: Our home is equipped with a long list of basic amenities; everything from towels, linens, cooking and dining utensils, TV/DVDs, barbecues, firewood and paper products. But be aware that you are expected to provide your food, beverages, toiletries, esoteric utensils, condiments, and other necessities for your stay. We will provide reasonable supplies of complimentary expendables such as firewood, kindling, BBQ propane, dish soap, and paper products. Additional supplies are at guest's expense.

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