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200 Acre Modern Mendocino Hot Springs Escape

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Last updated: 06/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Longview Ranch is a modern home set atop 200 acres of private land. Originally an industrial workshop, Longview is now a home of modern luxury juxtaposed against dramatic wilderness.

As one of the private ranches on Orr Springs Road, Longview is a perfect hot springs escape, wine country stopover, family vacation, artist gathering or civilized rambling holiday.

While Longview's private grounds provide endless opportunities for adventure, the ranch is just a mile from Orr Hot Springs Resort, where visitors can partake in the resort's day services. A few miles away is Montgomery Woods, a pristine redwood grove. Day trips include Mendocino Village, Anderson Valley's wine country and Hopland.

FOODIES:
Longview's gourmet kitchen, two 10 person tables (one indoor, one outdoor) and setting make it well-suited for intimate gatherings around food, both in preparation and eating. An extensive collection of Heath dinnerware - Sausalito's celebrated mid-century ceramics - ensures feasting in modern style. A picnic lunch on one of the property's scenic outlooks is also highly recommended. Ukiah's Food Coop and local culture make fresh fixings easily accessible.

FAMILIES:
Longview is owned by a family with young children, and provides 2 portable cribs, toys and creative endeavors for children of all ages. There is a fort-like bedroom for children to pile into, and each Queen bedroom is large enough to share with children. A 1000 square feet of open studio space is great for messy projects and after dark roller derbies. A huge porch and fenced acre of yard make it easy for parents to let kids run freely. There is also a hilltop fairy ring for picnics, tea parties and tree climbs with views to boot. Longview is baby proofed for electrics, cooking, windows and staircase. Basic First Aid is provided, and Ukiah's hospital can be reached within 20 minutes.

DESIGNERS & ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE:
As a commitment to the design, painting and sculpture community in Mendocino, we offer two one-week residencies each year to qualified applicants. Interested parties should send portfolio samples and a letter of intent for use of the ranch during residency.

Keywords: Mendocino, Ranchland, Modern Design, Dramatic Views, Near Orr Hot Springs Resort & Montgomery Redwoods Park. Day trips to Anderson Valley, Mendocino Village and Hopland. Great for family gatherings, rambling, hiking, biking, wine country tours or weekend escapes. Proposals for larger gatherings considered on an individual basis.

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Toys, 1000 sq ft Open Studio, Porch, Fenced Yard, Tree Swings, Fairy Rings...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 6-11

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • Queen size Beds (1) Sateen sheets & feather duvets provided with each bed, Double Beds (1) The Double Bed has sateen sheets & feather duvet., Twin or Single Beds (1) Sateen sheets & feather duvet provided., Baby Cribs (1) 2 Packn'Play Cribs + fit to size bedding., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Blow-up Mattress with full bedding....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Hot Springs, Ranch Views, Hiking, Redwoods, Cycling, Mountain Biking, Wine Country, Children's Toys...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Sight Seeing
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Provided throughout the living space. Two ceiling fans, a sliding barn door and 2 sliding doors provide ample opportunities for cool breeze and air circulation in summer months....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Satellite connection...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided:

    Sateen sheets, feather duvets provided on all beds....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine:

    Seventh Generation Detergent provided....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Cut wood provided. Forced air heat is also an option. Either is /effective at creating a warm home....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    All-clad cookware, Heath Ceramics dinnerware, basic cooking & baking amenities provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
4th of July
Jul 3 - Jul 5, 2015
2 night min stay
$600
Labor Day
Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay
$600
Columbus Day
Oct 9 - Oct 11, 2015
3 night min stay
$600
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2015
4 night min stay
$600
Christmas
Dec 24 - Dec 27, 2015
4 night min stay
$600
New Year 2015
Dec 31 - Jan 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$600
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$400 $400
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,000 $6,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $125
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Pet Fee $0
  • Tax Rate 8.75%

Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 06/30/2015
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Location

Hot Springs, Massage & Spa Treatments, Wine Tasting, Redwood Preserve. No hunting or guns allowed on the property.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: I'm an industrial designer and Montessori teacher. I've worked the full range of design assignments (e.g. Lifefactory's glass drinking bottle, Schwab's on-line trading platform and social innovation projects for PopTech). I'm currently extremely interested in the design principles Maria Montessori applied towards childhood development, and am honored to work in the classrooms at Marin Montessori each school year; summers are filled with design consulting in children's play spaces. My work at Longview is a continuous effort in creating modern welcome to small gatherings in a natural setting. My husband is a floppy-haired Englishman with no apparent end to his talents. We met in London, had babies in Brooklyn and now work in the Bay Area. We have a shared passion for wilderness, modern design.

Why the Owner Chose Ukiah:
Longview is a labor of love and opportunity for re-balancing our frenetic urban lives. The property provides a juxtaposition between nature and modern dwelling, which we love, and is instrumental in restoring all the physical and emotional and tanks that run dry in our frenetic urban lifestyle. It's also a perfect place for us to create adventure while catching-up with our friends and family. We also love witnessing the positive impact that the expansive, deeply remote, space has on adults and children especially.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
We love to escape the Bay Area to our projects at Longview on weekends. The ranch gives us a chance to practice the basic skills of modern farming; the nicest ways to experience Longview is to work on the land. We garden, cut wood, harvest olives or apples or prepare an campfire for an evening of stargazing.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • View from the house.

    View from the house.

  • Living room. Stairs lead to 2 large bedrooms. Great for a large family to share.

    Living room. Stairs lead to 2 large bedrooms. Great for a large family to share.

  • Upstairs Master

    Upstairs Master

  • Downstairs Queen with private garden access. Sateen sheets, down duvet. Views.

    Downstairs Queen with private garden access. Sateen sheets, down duvet. Views.

  • View of open space, garden & house.

    View of open space, garden & house.

  • Wrap around Patio. View to the North.

    Wrap around Patio. View to the North.

  • Olive trees to boot.

    Olive trees to boot.

  • Modern Farmer play equipment.

    Modern Farmer play equipment.

  • Pacific morning mist in the surrounding valley.

    Pacific morning mist in the surrounding valley.

  • Kitchen with 6 burner stove, prep island, dishwasher, large fridge.

    Kitchen with 6 burner stove, prep island, dishwasher, large fridge.

  • Upstairs Full, adjacent to Master bedroom. Sateen sheets, down duvet. Views.

    Upstairs Full, adjacent to Master bedroom. Sateen sheets, down duvet. Views.

  • Bathroom. Full shower, tub and toilet opposite. Views to hillside.

    Bathroom. Full shower, tub and toilet opposite. Views to hillside.

  • A small perspective of our Montessori inspired studio toys (1000 sq ft total)

    A small perspective of our Montessori inspired studio toys (1000 sq ft total)

  • Modern Farmer whimsy.

    Modern Farmer whimsy.

  • Olive Harvest

    Olive Harvest

  • Sunset over the Pacific with dramatic gradation.

    Sunset over the Pacific with dramatic gradation.

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Farmhouse
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 06/30/2015
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