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Rent a Private Park and Wildlife Preserve

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Front of the house with the creek


Last updated: 09/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Willits chateau / country house description

Super Private Custom Built Home on 388 acres.

This is a one-of-a-kind vacation rental because of the the large piece of property (388 acres) that is yours to use and explore. The house is a beautiful custom built home with hardwood cherry floors, two large redwood decks, four bedrooms and two baths, a family room, living room, dining room and is in one of the most beautiful locations that you can imagine. Located in the redwood belt you can enjoy miles of trails along cascading streams and little waterfalls that run through fern covered redwood forests. Fish or swim in the pond, bike or hike along the trails. Lay out in the hot tub at night and watch the stars in the crystal clear skies. The quietness of the property is truly amazing and is like nothing you will find anywhere else. Have a quiet family reunion in one of the most beautiful pieces of property that you will ever visit.

The custom built house is only fifteen years old and until recently was our home with many homelike qualities. There is a large play set for the children and a gas barbeque for entertaining. A beautiful creek runs past the front of the house and two ponds are on the property. One of the ponds is only 100 feet from the house. There are numerous species of wildlife including hawks, owls, pond turtles, river otters, and great blue herons to name a few.

There are two decks, one is covered and faces the pond and the other faces a meadow with 250 year old oak trees. The kids can pitch a tent in the adjacent meadows and explore the forests and creeks while you lay in the hammock among the oak trees.

This rental is as close to a wilderness adventure as you can get without actually having to rough it.

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Keywords: Custom Home on 388 Acres

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Chateau / Country House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Although there are no ramps, the house can be accessed through the front door by going up a couple of short steps...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Ask about special rules that apply to pets....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking on deck only...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 10-16

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Bedroom 3


          • Bedroom 4


          • Other (See Description)


          • King size beds (2) Two king beds., Queen size Beds (2) Two queen beds., Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twin beds. For more than 10 guests renters should bring pads or airmattresses. Although we have some airmattresses we cannot guarantee they will be usable....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Microwave


          • Living Room
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking

          Other Amenities

              • Pond for fishing, 388 acres for hiking, creeks and redwood forest, children's jungle gym/play set, wildlife viewing...moreless


              • Television:

                There is no TV reception but there is a large TV for watching movies and we have a good selection of movies at the house...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Foosball
              • Music Library
              • Video Library
              • Video Games
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player


              • Free Long Distance
              • Telephone

              Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    There is a very nice private hot tub but there are no high jets on this tub....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Lawn / Garden


                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Away From It All

                  Location & View

                  • Waterfront:

                    100 feet from pond on one side of house and creek on the other side...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Located in the mountains in a redwood forest...moreless


                  • Live Theater
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Fishing
                  • Tennis
                  • Hiking
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Golf
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Laundromat
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Cinemas
                  • Shopping
                  • Mountaineering


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                  from 28 traveler reviews
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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  off season
                  Oct 15 - May 1, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay

                  Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • cleaning fee $150 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 11%


                  Three night minimum stay on Holidays

                  Cancellation policy:

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

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                  Last updated: 09/19/2014
                  Check availability
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  150 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  San Francisco
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Skunk train for tourists
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  hwy 101
                  35 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Ft. Bragg
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant

                  Car: Necessary

                  Willits is the home of the Skunk Train that travels to Ft. Bragg on a beautiful ride through the Redwoods. Brooktrails has a wonderful little golf course. The scenic Mendocino coast is a spectacular coast line one hour away. There are winery tasting rooms all through Mendocino County. Several Old Growth Redwood groves are within driving distance as well.


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                  • Front of the house with the creek

                    Front of the house with the creek

                  • Master bathroom

                    Master bathroom

                  • master bedroom

                    master bedroom

                  • living room

                    living room

                  • playing in the pond

                    playing in the pond

                  • hammock in the old oak meadow

                    hammock in the old oak meadow

                  • pond and dock

                    pond and dock

                  • meadow in the summer

                    meadow in the summer

                  • Big party at the house

                    Big party at the house

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Side of house and pond

                    Side of house and pond

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • catching salamanders in the pond

                    catching salamanders in the pond

                  • redwood forest and creek

                    redwood forest and creek

                  • busy dining room during party preparation

                    busy dining room during party preparation

                  • TV room/family room

                    TV room/family room

                  VRBO #172962

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                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, August 19, 2014

                  $200 - $325 per night (USD)

                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 16

                  View calendar: Updated 09/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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