We were 2 adults and 2 kids wanting to get away from the city for a relaxing weekend. Elizabeth was so friendly and hospitable, and we totally fell...
We were 2 adults and 2 kids wanting to get away from the city for a relaxing weekend. Elizabeth was so frie...
Tranquil Cottage on Permaculture Farm Among Redwoods near Santa Rosa, CaliforniaOccidental, California (United States)
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· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue
This tranquil cottage is nestled on a six-acre permacultural farm near Santa Rosa, California, the perfect place for guests to immerse themselves in the serenity of the surrounding nature and find their inner zen. The farm is surrounded on all sides by a sprawling cluster of towering redwood trees, formidable oaks, and soaring Douglas firs, though the farm itself is situated on a glade ensuring guests get plenty of natural sunlight.
The cottage is beautifully furnished and decorated with contemporary bohemian-style furniture, providing maximum comfort to any guest staying here. The interiors give the cottage a kaleidoscopic feel, with vibrant shades of red and orange in one room to soothing hues of blue in another. Most of the furniture has been meticulously curated and picked out from the owner's collections during her travels around the world.
There is one bedroom and one bathroom, comfortably accommodating up to four guests at a time, though additional guests may be added subject to an extra charge. The bedroom includes a queen-size bed, though there are additional sleeping quarters in the living room with a queen-size futon. The kitchen is fully-equipped and includes anything a guest may need during their stay, including a coffeemaker, a stove, a microwave, a refrigerator, an oven, and kitchenware.
Outside, guests have full access to the spacious farm. They are free to wander throughout the gardens to pick out fresh produce for their meals or feed the chickens, sheep, goats, and llamas. On the grounds, guests will find a private deck, complete with patio furniture, a fire pit, and a hammock. Guests can also relax in the spacious hot tub, soaking in the harmonious euphonic sounds of nature. Read More
- Lounge/Living room
- Running water
- Queen-size bed
- Outdoor furniture
- Kitchen equipment
- Shared Barbecue
- Dining table
- Fire pit
This property features several amenities to elevate the experience of any guest staying here. Outside, guests can enjoy a big deck complete with deck furniture, as well as a fire pit and a spacious hot tub that can fit up to seven people.
Guests also have access to a fully-functioning permaculture farm.
The owner of the property is a Certified Massage Therapist, as well as an avid yoga practitioner. She has been teaching yoga since 1991. She is more than happy to arrange a massage or yoga session with any interested guests.
Guests can also arrange an archery session on the hillside backyard.
Location + Surroundings
- Hot springs
- Movie theater
Nestled near the clustered canopies of redwoods in Northern California, on the outskirts of the eclectic hamlet of Occidental and a few miles west of Santa Rosa, everything about this property emanates peace and tranquility. With the mountainscapes of Mount Saint Helena and the Mayacamas on the east and the meandering forested roads leading to the Pacific Ocean on the west, this property is surrounded on all sides by a spectacular natural landscape of pinnacles jutting from the horizon and an ecosystem of deciduous oaks and redwoods. The winding roads promise stunning vistas as far as the eye can see. Just a half hour away to the west is the vast Pacific Coast, where guests can enjoy the famed California sun and the pure ocean breeze. Read More
- Bird watching
- Wine tasting
- Feeding animals
- Horseback riding
- Whale watching
- Water sports
- Stand-up paddleboarding
- Whitewater rafting
Glampers are in for a spectacular glamping adventure, there is a myriad of activities to be had right in the property's backyard! Guests have full access to the unparalleled northern California wilderness. A hike through the gargantuan Redwood Forest is perfect for any nature lover, especially among the centuries-old canopies of the Armstrong Woods State Reserve. The area features miles upon miles of streams and rivers that are great for canoeing, kayaking, and even fishing. For an alternative way to tour the wilderness, guests can horseback ride through the towering forested paths or take a canopy tour via zip-line.
After an exhausting day of adventure and exploration, guests can take it easy with a short traffic-free walk away to the charming hamlet of Occidental, which offers an up-and-coming arts and culture scene, from catching a classical music performance to visiting the 80-acre Occidental Arts & Ecology Center. This eclectic community is perfect for a quiet evening of shopping and dining. Guests can also putter up with a few rounds of golf at the Northwoods Golf Course, or play tennis at the courts in the Occidental YMCA.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Pets allowed additional charge
- No smoking
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.
In case of allergies, guests should note that this property is situated on a farm, and as such, there are several animals staying on the grounds including dogs.
This property is strictly non-smoking.
Pets are welcome for an additional fee.
Parties and gatherings can be arranged with prior approval from the owners.
The renter must be at least 25 years of age to book this rental. A photo ID may be requested upon arrival.
There is a security deposit of $250 held on the guest's card at the time of confirmation that will be released back to the host within 48 hours of confirmation pending no damages.
This property holds an area where guests can pitch a tent on the site for an additional fee. Read More