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Historical Architecture with Panoramic Ocean Views

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Last updated: 07/29/2013

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Groth House was once home to renowned sculptor, Bruno and artist wife, Nita Groth, who built this spectacular house from rough hewn timber and sheets of glass. Boldly commanding a granite cliff above the sea, the Groth House is a magnificent blend of the art of nature and the art of man. It's located in the north coast, about 4-5 hrs. from San Francisco, in the quaint town of Trinidad, Ca. Heart of the house is the great room, which is enveloped in large windows and offers a breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean and quaint fishing port. A gentle trail leads to the beach below. The house boasts of wraparound deck, comfortable furnishings, view from 2 bedrooms, one more bedroom, 2 bathrooms, large screen TV in the great room, stereo, well stocked kitchen, sunken tub in the loft bedroom, washer/dryer, dishwasher, phones and CD players in the bedrooms, extra linens, pillows, and Internet connection. Opportunities for excursions are plentiful and varied.

Seasonal Highlights: Winter: many sparkling clear days, pounding surf, whale migration, crab season.

Spring: opening of salmon season, wildflowers and mussel tides.

Summer: beach picnics, outdoor concerts, community festivals.

Fall: balmy days, beautiful sunsets, blackberry harvest, country fairs.

Groth House offers beauty and comfort, sea and solitude,warmth and congeniality, excitement and exercise....
something for everyone.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Car Available


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Ground floor bedroom-master suite with loft bedroom, sunken tub and closets. Two other bedrooms with armoire and dressers. Two have phones and DVD players. Extra hangers, pillows and bed sheets....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Large oil heater in kitchen/breakfast area/pool table area.


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Historic


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Arrival Day

  • Flexible


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Car: Necessary

Situated high on a bluff, this historical property known as the Groth House after it's owner and builder, Bruno Groth, a famous sculptor, with his wife Nita, built of rough hewn timbers, natural stone and sheets of glass commands a magnificent view of the ocean, a small fishing port and the quaint, charming town of Trinidad. A gentle trail, about a 100 yards leads to the beach below. The place offers utter peace and relaxation where time absolutely stands still.

The house is fully equipped with broadband Internet, DVD library and player, etc. The town has interesting attractions from museums to restaurants, shops and festivals; like fish festival, Clam Beach Run, depending on the season. Activities also abound from, hiking, biking, golfing, whale watching, fishing, walking, boating, rafting, kayaking, antique shopping (20 min drive to town of Eureka), and 15 min drive north for elk watching. And of course the view from the house is enough if one just chooses to relax on a lazy day.

Other Activities: shopping, beach picnics, outdoor concerts, community festivals, blackberry harvest, country fairs


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: My husband and I used to come up to Trinidad to visit friends.When the opportunity came up to purchase the property,we did not hesitate. We both work long hours and are in the health service profession,so the place provides a much needed R&R,even on weekends or long holidays.

Why the Owner Chose Trinidad:
The magnificent view,the quaint town, it's interesting museum,shops and restaurants.The tranquil surroundings,where time absolutely stands still.

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Speaks: english, Tagalog



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  • Calendar last updated 07/29/2013
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