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Vacation Home on the Beautiful Smith River - North Coast, Ca

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms , 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-7)

No matter what the season, Gasquet is always beautiful! Inquire soon as the Months of May-September always fill up fast! Mid-January - Mid March is traditionally blocked off for our owners during fishing season, if you are coming up to fish, make an inquiry with us and we can often accept last minute rentals January - March even if the calendar shows booked.

WHY STAY IN A SMALL HOTEL ROOM when you can have all the comforts of home in a beautiful surrounding. For 2017 we have upgraded all bedding with;

Memory Foam Mattress pads, new pillows, new 1100 thread count sheets, new Microfiber blankets, new lodge style quilts

This is a private vacation house on the Smith River and completely furnished with all modern conveniences. Very private on one acre of land. All landscaped by nature with many pine, cedar, fir and madrone trees.

Our vacation home is located within the Smith River National Recreation Area along the banks of this pristine river. Only eight miles to the west is Redwood National and State Parks where some of the tallest redwood trees in the world reside.

Twenty miles west is the Pacific Ocean and the southern entrance to the Oregon coast. Fifty miles east are the Oregon Caves National Monument. We have 150 feet of riverfront property where you can, swim, snorkel, kayak, canoe, raft, fish, or just relax and enjoy the scenery.

If you are into winter steelhead fishing this is the place to be, December thru March. There are several fishing spots on the property and in the area we can guide you too. When the river level is at the bottom of the ramp fishing is perfect right there!

If you are in the area come by and check us out. We are right on the waters edge at 600 Gasquet Flat Rd, Gasquet, Ca. Look for the 'BMH LODGE' sign on the pine tree in front yard.

Keywords: 1400 Square Foot Home

More Details

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017


The owners of BMH live out of the area. They rented BMH many times through the years, and when it went up for sale, they bought it! That way, when they want to come up and fish, its here for them!

We bought the house across the street in 2014, just moving here from Crescent City. It just made sense to manage BMH for the guys, so close, can keep an eye out for them when they're not here! My husband and I are retired, absolutely in love with Gasquet! It's quiet, wonderful warm summers, and of course, the north fork of the Smith River! There is no river as beautiful as the Smith! You can count the rocks on the bottom in the summer, watch the shades of green change, day to day, in the winter!

MARIAN ALLMAN purchased this house in 1990

Why MARIAN ALLMAN chose North Coast California

This is not like a lot of California. We have the ocean, the giant redwoods, the cleanest and clearest river in the U.S., the Smith of course. Our county of Del Norte has only 25,000 people and no polution.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a great holiday week we had! The house was cozy and well equipped. The guys got fish and we hiked and ate a wonderful Thanksgiving meal. We saw a bunch of Salmon coming up to spawn on our hike up Mill Creek... Beautiful! Thank you so much... we will be back!
Nov 2015
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Gasquet House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • Double Beds (3) These double beds can in some cases sleep 2 people in each., Twin or Single Beds (1).
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
In addition to a wood stove our main source of heat is electric central heating.


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Vacation Home on the Beautiful Smith River - North Coast, Ca
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 89 reviews

We loved our stay at BMH and will definitely be back.

  • 5 of 5

Glad to hear that it is "staying in the family" so to speak with the change in ownership. Remember chatting with you during our stay and know that the BMH is in great hands.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jason! We've made some nice changes; new bedding, furniture, etc! The most important part, the river, remains the same!! Come back, anytime! (8/15 or 8/16)?
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  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our family trip to the magnificent Smith River! Surrounded by incredible diversity of wildlife. We saw a mother duck with her ducklings, river otters, newts beautiful flora along the river bed (just to name a few things) right from the property! Marian was very helpful with suggestions of things to do on the area. We spent two of the days we stayed there just hanging out on the river in our tubes. Very accommodating home for the two of us, our 6 year old daughter and two dogs! Can't wait to come back!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: That's wonderful! It's always nice to have guests enjoy the area as much as we do!! Thank you, Chelsea, Mike and Darlene! We'll look forward to seeing you all again!
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Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the BMG lodge. It is situated on the bank of river smith. The river is literally 15 feet away from the patio of the house. Having 2 bathroom in the house helps. 5 min away from the Jedediah Smith Redwood State park and half an hour away from Crescent City. Definitely recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Its always nice to hear from our guests that they had a wonderful stay. The Smith River, Redwoods and ocean beaches are one of the reasons I have now lived here for 24 years. Thank you for your stay, Jerry
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Fernley, Nevada

One week at BMH Lodge

  • 4 of 5

Upon arrival the ambient temperatures were above normal and without air conditioning it was difficult trying to get the temperatures to a comfortable sleep temperature. An additional fan in fan in the family room would have helped draw the outside air in because any breeze was non-existent. After temperatures returned to normal, the breezes picked up and the temperature in the house was maintained at a comfortable level. The scenery off the back porch was idyllic and we enjoyed watching the birds on the river. The neighborhood was very quiet and neighbors were friendly and a joy to visit with. We used the lodge as a base to ride our motorcycle on day trips visiting national, state and local parks for picnics and enjoying the scenery. Amenities were good and the internet was very good once we finally got connected with the help of their technical service. Overall the stay at the Lodge was very relaxing and enjoyable, even the one day it rained and we just "hung-out.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We are ready to move in

  • 5 of 5

We loved every minute of our stay. The neighbors were friendly, the location is beautiful, and the house was clean. We fished every day, and went to Brookings on the recomendation of the property owner to fish with Jim of Charthouse Sportfishing. I would highly recommend the experience, we were on a small 24 foot boat and had a fantastic time catching lingcod and rockfish all morning. Gasquet is amazing, we were ready to move in and it was very sad when it was time to leave. It was a great laid back stress free vacation. Exactly what we were hoping for.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Medford, OR

Great Get-away in a Rural area

  • 4 of 5

This was our 3rd vacation to the BMH lodge on the beautiful Smith River. We had a very relaxing time watching the river wildlife. The house is large & comfortable. The décor is definitely a "hunting/fishing" theme. The WIFI works well, but no cell phone service, both of which for us were a huge plus. There are 2 TVs as well. Although we prepared our own meals in the well-stocked kitchen, we made 2 trips to Brookings & Crescent City, each within an easy 1/2 hr. drive.

Our 2 dogs also enjoyed the stay. The deck is completely enclosed for security so we didn't worry about them getting loose.

If you are looking for a quiet place to relax, try the BMH.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stout Grove
Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Del Norte
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Del Norte Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 199
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Hiouchi Cafe
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Crescent City --- South Beach


Rates & Availability

Gasquet House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 16 2017 - Sep 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 16 2017 - Nov 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 16 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $75
Tax Rate 8.0%

For Rentals of MORE than 10 days, deposit is not refundable if cancellation less than 30 days before rental starts.

For reservations greater than 10 days during the months of May, June, July, August or September we have a modified cancellation policy;
Cancellation less than 30 days prior to rental, full forfeiture of deposit
Cancellation 30-59 days prior to rental, 50% of deposit is refundable
Cancellation 60-89 days prior to rental, 75% of deposit is refundable
Cancellation greater than 90 day's 100% deposit refundable

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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