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Ahhh...The Cabin Just A 10 Minute Walk To The Pristine Smith River!

Bedrooms 2
Space 864 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bed/2 Bath Cabin In The Woods

Get away and relax at our clean, comfortable Cabin in the woods. Inside is a smoke free environment and pets are considered. The Cabin will accommodate up to six people. The living room offers a queen size sleeper sofa. It also has a 46" flat screen TV with a DVD/VHS player and Dish TV with Sirius radio. The master bedroom has a king size bed, a 39" flat screen TV, Dish TV with Sirius radio and a DVD/VHS player. There is a twin over queen bunk bed in the second bedroom (top bed has a 150 pound weight limit). The kitchen is fully stocked (no dishwasher) to accommodate up to six people. For the first morning enjoy complimentary gourmet coffee or tea by the wood stove or the pond. Have a BBQ or just relax on the large wrap around deck, surrounded by large Douglas Fir, Cedar, Madrone, wild Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Iris. The grounds are in an all-natural setting on ¾ of an acre, with easy access, just off Hwy 199 in Gasquet. The property is completely fenced for your privacy. The Cabin is in a remote area so cell phone reception is variable depending on your service provider and phone. There is a land-line available.

There are many times when it's foggy at the coast but it's sunny at The Cabin! It's just a 10 minute walk or 2 minute drive to the pristine Smith River. It’s the largest free-flowing (no dams) river in the state, producing the largest Steelhead and Chinook salmon.

Dogs considered, please tell me how many, how old and how large/small. No cats please.

From The Cabin it’s just 11 miles on scenic Hwy 199 to Redwood National Park and Jedidiah Smith Redwood State Park. Some of the tallest trees in the world reside here and there are many trails to explore. Drive or bike through Redwood National Park on unpaved Howland Hill Rd. There are massive Redwood trees!

Like the ocean? We’re only 22 miles away as you drive through the Redwoods and Crescent City. In Crescent City there is Battery Point Lighthouse. In fact, there are many lighthouses along the coast. There is a great view from these lighthouses to do some whale watching. Gray whales migrate from December through May. You may also see Orcas and Humpback whales. Northern California and Oregon have some of the most beautiful coastlines. Yet, on those foggy coastal days, Gasquet is usually in the sunshine.

Great Fishing -- Along with Steelhead and Chinook, the Smith also has runs of Silver salmon, Coho and sea-run cutthroat trout. The Chinook runs start in late August, going through late December, with its peak in November. Steelhead starts their runs in early December and goes through March, with their peak in January. The Smith River flows through some of the most beautiful scenery in California. From Six Rivers National Forest through Jedediah State Park, people say that it’s hard to decide which is better, the scenery or the fishing.

For the cancellation policy, security deposit and rental agreement information please check "Notes" below the "Rates" section.

Keywords: cabin, in the woods,

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Diane Moller
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

About Diane Moller

I grew up in New York, Diane grew up in L.A. We both moved to the general area because we both love the mountains, the ocean and the many rivers that run through here. When we decided to get married we had to get more property for Diane's horses. So I had to leave this beautiful property...but now we get to visit it!

Diane Moller purchased this cabin in 1995

Why Diane Moller chose North Coast California

I was renting a place in Crescent City but I wanted to own my own house. Even though I worked in Crescent City it was too expensive to buy there. So I checked out other possibilities and came across The Cabin. After buying it and living here, I realized what a gem I had. I can take my Jeep on the many logging roads and get the views of the snow covered mountains and the ocean. I can walk to the Smith River. Then there's the massive Redwoods just minutes away and of course the coast. And when Crescent City is fogged in The Cabin is usually in the sunshine!

What makes this cabin unique

I drove to Crescent City to work 5 days a week and when it was foggy at the coast, I would just drive into the sunshine when I came to Gasquet. Then I could relax on the large deck in the woods overlooking the little rejuvenating!


Gasquet Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 864 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom has a dresser and a private bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Twin over queen bunk bed and a closet.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(85 traveler reviews)

Ahhh...The Cabin Just A 10 Minute Walk To The Pristine Smith River!
average rating of 4.8117647 based on 85 reviews
Mountain View, CA

Trip Cs....Cozy, cute, and charming!

  • 5 of 5

Owner is very communicative and gave detailed instructions. We were a group of young professionals from the SF Bay Area. When we first drove in, we were impressed with the private lot, deck and the surroundings. The cabin is VERY well-maintained. It looked fairly new or recently renovated. The first thing we did was try out the wood-stove (with free wood!) The layout of the cabin is perfect for cooking and entertaining. The kitchen is FULLY stocked with seasonings/pots/pans/dishes. There are even movies and cds in the TV cabinet. Nothing like coming back after a long-hike in the Redwoods to a wood-stove and wine!! (we brought the wine)

We all wished we had planned an extra night. Wish it was closer than 7hrs away so we can visit often. It's such a fantastic value. Great for families and people seeking an escape from technology!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's so good to hear that you enjoyed The Cabin as much as we do! It really is a cozy place. Come back anytime!
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The Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cozy property. Everthing thing was very well thought out and really felt at home. It was wonderful having the yard fenced for the pup. Minutes from the beautiful redwoods. Definitely will be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had a wonderful time at Diane's cabin!!!

  • 4 of 5

The Redwoods are the most amazing place! What a great break for our family!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at the cabin. There was plenty of wood for the wood stove and it kept us nice and warm. The cabin was also really well stocked, even with tea, condiments, butter etc. We felt right at home and had a great time.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's so nice to hear that you had such a nice stay!! We try to keep kitchen stocked with the essentials like olive oil, spices, coffee, tea, ketchup and mustard. All the extras have been donated by other guests, which really adds to the experience :)
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Kula, HI, USA

Wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and clean. Had everything we needed and more. Kitchen was well equipped and the beds were comfortable.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great retreat!

  • 5 of 5

This house was everything my family (husband & 3 month old) wanted and needed. It felt like we were in a hidden forest retreat even though we were on a street with multiple other houses. Very private! Our great dane LOVED roaming the completely fenced property. This place is very dog friendly with many amenities for your four legged friend. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Crescent City
Nearest Barpub
20 Miles
Crescent City
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
199 in Gasquet
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
She She's
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Pebble Beach
Car: necessary

National Scenic Hwy 199 follows the Smith River. There are many pull-offs along the Hwy where you can park and take the trails that go down to the river. The Smith River offers swimming, fishing, rafting or kayaking. The best part is, since there are so many places, is that you can find a place to have all to yourself!

There's a nice auto tour route through Redwood National Park on Howland Hill Rd. We enjoy this road most in the winter when there's less people and all the trees are fresh and clean from the rain. If you like hiking, the trails are marked and well groomed. One of our favorite hikes is the Boy Scout Tree trail. It's 5.8 miles round trip through the redwoods to get to the impressive 2,000 year old Boy Scout Tree. You can also bike along this road, it's quite spectacular! Next stop if your headed towards Crescent City is the Elk Valley Casino.

If you like hiking, the Pacific Coast Trail is also spectacular! Our favorite beaches are between Harris Beach and Whaleshead in Oregon. Many of the sunsets are worth waiting for.


Rates & Availability

Gasquet Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
High Season 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Low Season 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $65
Pet Fee $20
Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates are for up to 4 people. There will be a $15.00 extra fee per person, per night for over 4 people. There is a Rental Agreement to sign or check box. For more information about the Rental Agreement and House Rules, please click on “House Rules”. House Rules is located after pressing the “Book It” button. There is no obligation to finalize the transaction. Add your dates and “Continue to Booking”. Scroll down to “Rental Agreement” and click on “house rules”.
A $300.00 Security Deposit is required by check or credit card 30 days before your arrival. If you are bringing a pet there is an additional $20.00 cleaning fee and $200.00 Security Deposit.
Cancellation and Refund Policy: 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. Check-in 4pm, check-out 11am. Rates are subject to change until your reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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