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Oceanfront Chalet - Spectacular views, Hot tub, Private beach, Loft, WiFi

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms + Loft.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA'S BEST VACATION RENTAL

• Secluded 10 acre estate

• Hot tub

• Double ended claw-foot tub

• Campfire pit

• Private beach

• Private waterfall

• Rock climbing wall

IMAGINE THE PERFECT LOCATION: OCEANFRONT, SECLUDED AND BREATHTAKING VIEWS...

ARE YOU READY TO INDULGE YOURSELF?

Then picture yourself listening to the roar of the ocean as you watch the waves crash on the offshore rocks. Relax in the hot tub while you unwind on the secluded 10 acre estate. And soak in the romantic double ended claw-foot tub while you enjoy the welcome basket of wine and chocolates that greet you.

A PLACE TO MAKE MEMORIES. Whether you're a couple looking for a romantic getaway or a family looking for a spectacular retreat, the Oceanfront Chalet has it all. Nestled right in the heart of Redwood country, this true oceanfront site lets you whale watch from the house, deck, bluff or beach.

For the adventurous, there is a 140 yard steep, challenging trail that will let you explore the private beach and discover the (seasonal) 45′ waterfall.

'The best place I've ever been in my entire life!' 'Best views in Trinidad!' -quotes we've heard from many guests.

Owners are on site and can provide free airport transfers from ACV.

More Details

Owner
Mike & Debbie Wood
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Mike & Debbie Wood

We are an active couple in our fifties. Mike has an aviation background and Debbie has a medical background. Debbie is also a Doterra Wellness Advocate.

After looking all over, we decided Trinidad was the best place in the world to live. The ocean views can't be beat. Trinidad is always cool and has world class views. It's small and uncrowded with no traffic, yet just big enough to have a grocery store and restaurants. And there's an airport only ten minutes away. So, after vacationing here for ten years we decided to retire here. We moved to Trinidad in 2010 and in 2012 we purchased an oceanfront property with a guest house.

The Oceanfront Chalet is family owned and managed. The owners are on site in the adjacent house to the south. Basically we are there for you if you need us, otherwise we keep to ourselves.

Mike & Debbie Wood purchased this house in 2012

Why Mike & Debbie Wood chose North Coast California

This is located on historic Stagecoach Rd among private estates that are 5 - 10 acres in size. It is not on a main road and there are no subdivisions. There is no freeway noise. So it is usually very quiet (other than the ocean noise) and does not have the packed in neighbors that the town has. Our 10 acres estate has awesome, panoramic ocean views along with the constant roar of the ocean. Our private drive has gated access and the Chalet is about 600 feet in from Stagecoach road (and completely hidden from the road).

What makes this house unique

This is the only vacation rental in California that has it all: Oceanfront, Private beach, Private waterfall, Panoramic views, Hot tub, Claw-foot tub, Wifi, Rock climbing wall, Campfire pit, Loft, Deck, BBQ and more!

The Oceanfront Chalet - Your best choice for an awesome vacation!

Amenities

Trinidad House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Smoking in the house or on the deck is strictly prohibited. Smoking is only permitted at the campfire pit and on the beach.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Features a clawfoot tub & a separate walk-in shower.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Washer & dryer
  • Two full baths. All linens, towels, beach towels, shampoo, soap, etc provided. Laundry detergent is provided. The master bathroom was remodeled in 2014 and is completely new except for the old growth redwood flooring. This home has a tankless instant hot water heater that will supply unlimited hot water. So if you have a large group there is no need to worry about running out of water during showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , California King bed. Ocean view to west. Flat panel LCD TV
    Loft w/Queen & Full sized beds - 1 queen , 2 double , Loft is 5' high at the apex & is most suitable for ages 6-16
    Queen bedroom - 1 queen , Queen sized Captains bed
  • The master bedroom features a California King bed. The Queen bedroom has a queen sized mattress on a Captain's bed. The loft has a queen bed and 2 full sized beds. We continue to get requests for larger groups and we now have an additional queen sized air mattress (with linens and electric pump) available for use in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
About once a month the propane truck comes by all properties in Trinidad to refill propane tanks. This takes about 20 minutes. Owners are in the large house to the southwest of the Chalet and can provide free airport transfers, show you where to find berries, answer questions about the area or address any other concerns you may have.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

Oceanfront Chalet - Spectacular views, Hot tub, Private beach, Loft, WiFi
average rating of 4.902439 based on 41 reviews
Lombard, IL
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

When we drove down the driveway to the house, all four of us (including our teenagers) gasped out loud at the view of the ocean. It's so beautiful and peaceful to watch the waves on the rocks. We went down to the shore at low tide (my son's favorite part of our stay), scrambled over rocks and saw sea stars and purple sea urchins and one beautiful blue sea anemone, and an amazing waterfall (which my son climbed up, of course!). All this just at your doorstep. Mike, the owner, was super nice and friendly, came over and showed us how everything works. He and his son were working to replace a bit of the stairway down the cliff that had gotten washed away. What a tough job! Other than that, we didn't see him or his family. We felt like we were alone at the sea, but it was comforting to know he was only a text away if we needed help with something.

Prairie Creek State Park(part of Redwoods National Park) is only a half hour beautiful drive to the north. We hiked a three mile loop that took us over 4 hours because we kept stopping in amazement at what we were seeing.

One of the best parts of this house is that when you sign the paperwork, Mike sends you a 14 page guide to the area - hiking, restaurants, wineries, beaches. It's a very helpful guide.

And then there's the hot tub! It was so great after hiking to come back and sit in the hot tub on the deck and listen to and watch the ocean.

I would recommend this house to any friends looking for a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. You were great guests and I hope you have the chance to come back again. We try to make all of our guests trips special. When they have a PERFECT time as you did, we have succeeded.
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5

Great host, awesome place, wonder views.

  • 5 of 5

Went for a girls trip with my mom and 2 friends.

Host Debbie and Mike are nice laid back people with attention to detail. Thay provided us little presents around the house and even mailed me back a changer i had left there.

I enjoyed the adventurous journey down to their private beach and was rewarded by a steller panoramic view.

Dont miss seeing the giant redwoods, wine tasting, marine lab and the clam chowder.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

So relaxing! Fun features for the whole family

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place so much! The view was truly amazing. We had so much fun collecting agate, looking at starfish, and visiting the nearby redwood parks. My boys loved that loft and there were so many convenient, hospitable touches. We were so sad to leave!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming

  • 5 of 5

All the little details made our stay perfect!!! The location to town and National Park were exactly what we were looking for. The kids loved the loft. I only wish we had more then two nights here.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dara, You guys were awesome guests. I hope you have a chance for a longer stay next time.
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San Diego, CA
5

The view was simply stunning!

  • 5 of 5

We are from San Diego and decided to stay at the Ocean Front Chalet to see the Redwoods (1 hour north) .

The ocean view in front of the house was simply stunning! The place was very clean. The information the owner provided us about the area

was excellent. My kids had a great time barbecuing marshmallow and picking on the wild berries. We have stayed at many VRBOs but what also left a good impression in us was Mike's hospitality and his willingness to make our stay

comfortable. We will surely come back to this place when we are in the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Robert, you were great guests. Location, location, location. When we say oceanfront, we mean Oceanfront!
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richmond
5

Fantastic seaside location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location in Trinidad on a section of private seashore. The house was modest and comfortable and the hosts were very pleasant, with a welcome wine package and tips on whale spotting. Be aware the trail down to the beach is treacherous and not for the faint of heart or those with fear of heights. If you can get down to the beach, it's gorgeous and private. If you can't the views from the bluff are fabulous. The owners house is much closer than the pictures lead you to believe but they are very pleasant. I would stay here again, can't beat the location!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! You were wonderful guests and we hope to have you out again. We do advertise the 140 yard trail as steep and challenging, although children as young as three have gone down it. While some guests have described the trail as steep steps, this is the first time anyone has mentioned a fear of heights. For guests not up to hiking down our trail, we do provide information on drive-up beaches that are less than five minutes away.
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Arcata Airport (ACV)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Beau Pre Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
HWY101
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Larrupin restaurant
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Horseshoe Mountain (cross country)
Nearest Beach
Oceanfront Chalet private beach
Car: recommended

Local attractions: Within a short drive, you have access to many scenic attractions including Trinidad Head Trail, the HSU Marine Lab, Agate Beach, Redwood National Park, Prairie Creek State Park and Fern Canyon with its herds of Roosevelt elk.

Other activities include: exploring Humboldt State University and Arcata, Old Town Eureka and the Eureka Waterfront, the Victorian Village of Ferndale, and the College of the Redwoods. Charter boats are available for fishing, sightseeing and whale watching excursions (there is good whale watching directly from the house). Trinidad harbor also offers excellent kayaking. The Trinity, Klamath, Eel and Mad Rivers offer world class trout, steelhead and salmon fishing as well as river rafting and kayaking.

Excellent restaurants abound in Trinidad, Arcata, and Eureka. Our personal favorites include The Larrupin Cafe, Seascape, Alice's and The Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe. For surfers, Trinidad beaches are the preferred location in Humboldt county. In winter, Horse mountain provides access for cross country skiing and snow fun less than an hour away.

Wine tasting can be found at Bergeron Winery & Moonstone Crossing winery in downtown Trinidad. Tide pooling, Bird Watching, Marine Mammals, Art Galleries, Gift Shops, Trinidad Museum, Sailing, Windsurfing, Camping, Horseback Riding, Cher-Ae Heights Casino, Fishing, Crabbing, Clamming, Beach combing, Cycling, Rock Climbing, Swimming and Agate Hunting are other activities to choose from. For golfers, there are two courses within a 30 minute radius.

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Rates & Availability

Trinidad House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring III
May 24 2017 - May 26 2017
1 night minimum stay
$349
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer I
May 29 2017 - Jun 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
$2,295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer IB
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
$395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer II
Jun 27 2017 - Jun 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Independence Day
Jun 29 2017 - Jul 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$595
$3,495
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer III
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer IV
Jul 13 2017 - Jul 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$425
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer V
Jul 17 2017 - Jul 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
$2,295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer VI
Jul 25 2017 - Jul 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
$425
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer VII
Jul 27 2017 - Jul 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer VIII
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer IX
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
$2,295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
$450
$2,795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall I
Sep 11 2017 - Oct 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$349
$2,095
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Columbus Day / HSU Homecoming
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$395
$2,395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall II
Oct 16 2017 - Nov 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$349
$2,095
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Veterans Day
Nov 10 2017 - Nov 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall III
Nov 14 2017 - Nov 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$349
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$450
$2,795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Whale Watching Value Season
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,595
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas I
Dec 16 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas / New Years
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
$495
$2,995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Whale Watching Value Season
Jan 8 2018 - Jan 11 2018
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
MLK Holiday
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
$275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Whale Watch Value Season
Jan 16 2018 - Feb 8 2018
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,595
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Valentine's Day
Feb 9 2018 - Feb 18 2018
2 night minimum stay
$375
$2,195
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Break I
Feb 19 2018 - Mar 22 2018
2 night minimum stay
$325
$2,095
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter
Mar 23 2018 - Apr 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
$395
$2,495
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Break II
Apr 9 2018 - May 9 2018
2 night minimum stay
$299
$1,995
$7,495
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
HSU 3-day Grad Party PKG
May 10 2018 - May 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
$995
 
 
Independence Day
Jun 29 2018 - Jul 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
$599
$3,795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$595
$3,595
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Holidays and HSU special events 3 night min.

If the reservation is cancelled 60 or more days prior to arrival, you will receive a full refund of any funds paid minus a cancellation fee of $50. If the reservation is cancelled within 60 days prior to arrival, the full rent paid will be forfeited unless the unit is re-rented.

The Chalet and premises are only rented to the people listed in the rental agreement. Additional people beyond those listed in the rental agreement that are brought onto the property will be charged a fee of $25 per person per day, so long as they are declared prior to arrival. This includes visitors, stoppers-by, drivers-thru, friends, etc. You must call or text the owners prior to bringing additional persons on site. Undeclared persons brought onto the property will be charged a fee of $50 per person per day.


Local regulations and our insurance company require us to have a signed rental agreement in place prior to renting to anyone. We will email you a copy of the rental agreement. After you've had a chance to fill it out and sign it, please scan and send it back. After we have received the signed rental agreement, your reservation is confirmed. Following that, you will receive a fifteen page "trip planning" email with your personal door code, detailed directions and comprehensive information on the Chalet and the area.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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