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Redwood Forest Getaway

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Mendocino house description

HIDDEN in the Redwoods of the Northern California Coast, just 6 miles from the Village of Mendocino, Big River Farm is a tranquil getaway just minutes from the Pacific Ocean, endless adventure, fine dining, and much more.
SITUATED on an old berry farm and fruit orchard, 'The Zendo' is a perfect rental for those looking for a quiet, cozy getaway just minutes from Mendocino.
A REDWOOD HOUSE nestled amongst the ferns and cherry trees, the Zendo can sleep up to 4 between its cozy BEDROOM w/ queensize bed and LIVING ROOM w/ kingsize pullout sleeper couch.
NEW! We just added wifi to the Zendo!
LARGE KITCHEN is well-equipped for cooking and entertaining. A couple or individual could enjoy the spacious single bedroom house, or up to 4 guests can comfortably share an incredibly AFFORDABLE vacation house.
SURROUNDED by Big River State Forest land, Big River Farm is only 1 mile by hiking trails from the Big River, and hosts many enormous ANCIENT REDWOOD TREES.
Make sure to come in the summertime and fall too, when the ORCHARD apple trees bear lots of fruit!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Please smoke outside, not indoors....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Please ask owner, depends on pet....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • The single bedroom of the Zendo is a romantic dual level space with a queen size bed, seating area, desk, and ample dresser space. Bedroom is gas-heated and has an amazing view of the redwood meadow below. It should be noted that the bedroom is separated from the living room with glass windows, and does not offer much privacy from other guests in the house....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • The Zendo bathroom has recently been remodeled to include beautiful stone-tile flooring, and tiled shower....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Please enjoy the Zendo. When you leave, please wash your dishes and leave the kitchen tidy. We will take care of linens and trash. Thanks!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Library
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Massage Therapist

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Rural:

                The Zendo at Big River Farm is nestled amongst ancient Redwoods, on the setting of an old apple & cherry orchard....moreless

              • Village:

                Only 6 miles from the historic village of Mendocino, The Zendo offers quick access to an abundance or art galleries, fine dining, and many charming shops and locales....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Dining
              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Heating:

                Gas & electric heating...moreless

              • Internet:

                wireless satellite internet is available for your laptop. ...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Towels Provided
              • Wood Stove:

                Firewood included...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen:

                Very spacious...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Weber BBQ w/ chimney starter & briquets provided...moreless

               

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              Write a review 4.9
              from 7 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              May 1 - Oct 1, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $150
              $850 $3,000
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $150
              $850 $2,400
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Pet Fee $25
              • Cleaning Fee $25
              • Taxes Included

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Last updated: 12/16/2014
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              Location

              125 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              SFO, San Francisco International
              6 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Patterson's Pub or Dick's Place
              6 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Little River Golf Course
              15 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Skunk Train, Ft. Bragg
              6 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Hwy 1
              6 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Raven's Restaurant @ Stanford Inn
              200 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Shasta or Tahoe
              6 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Big River

              Car: Necessary

              HIDDEN in the Redwoods of the Northern California Coast, just 6 miles from the Village of Mendocino, Big River Farm is a tranquil getaway just minutes from the Pacific Ocean, endless adventure, fine dining, and much more.

              SITUATED on an old berry farm and fruit orchard, 'The Zendo' is a perfect rental for those looking for a quiet, cozy getaway just minutes from Mendocino. Originally a Zen commune built in the 60's, the Zendo is the center of a 4 acre hillside with numerous giant redwoods and fruit trees. Other cabins are accessed by the driveway, but are mostly hidden from view.

              A REDWOOD HOUSE nestled amongst the ferns and cherry trees, the Zendo can sleep up to 4 between its cozy BEDROOM w/ queensize bed and LIVING ROOM w/ kingsize pullout sleeper couch.

              LARGE KITCHEN is well-equipped for cooking and entertaining. A couple or individual could enjoy the spacious single bedroom house, or up to 4 guests can comfortably share an incredibly AFFORDABLE vacation house.

              SURROUNDED by Jackson State Forest land, Big River Farm is only 1 mile by hiking trails from the Big River, and hosts many enormous ANCIENT REDWOOD TREES.

              Make sure to come in the summertime and fall too, when the BERRY BUSHES and ORCHARDS are bursting with ripe goodies!

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1985

              About the owner: I am an architect & artist- Big River Farm has been my art project for many years. I live in downtown Mendocino, but appreciate coming to the Farm to work in the garden and my art studio there, out of the fog. My art studio hides under the redwoods and I am currently creating a printmaking environment for monoprints & woodblock prints there. I also enjoy an occasional moment 'en plein aire' with my watercolors or acrylics as the orchard and redwood trees have always been my muses... Being by the ocean is also inspiring. I love to kayak on the river & occasionally go abalone diving. I like to ride my bike on the Big River Haul Road. Walking on the beach or headlands is always refreshing & uplifiting. 'Blessed are the Children who dwell amongst the Giants'

              Why the Owner Chose Mendocino:
              Big River Farm is a revitalized former Zen commune on site of an old goat farm and orchard. While the dwellings have been brought to the standard of modern-day comfort, to this day relics of the old Farm and the Zen commune are noticeable throughout in the buildings and meditative spaces. The garden has remained communal, while the various cabins have been claimed. The Zendo, at the heart of the property, is continuing to welcome visitors and provide the rural country 'Getaway' experience.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The Zendo is unique for its seclusion amongst the Redwoods and cherry trees, and yet has beautiful views of the forest understory out of its multitude of windows. Recent renovations to the kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom have created a feel of vacation comfort while still maintaining the rustic air of this country home. Bring sturdy shoes as there is a short walk downhill to the Zendo. And not to forget- the woodstove. To Mendocino locals like ourselves, there's nothing like kicking back in front of our home fireplace to make a good end to another day in paradise..


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • The Zendo

                The Zendo

              • Fully equipped kitchen

                Fully equipped kitchen

              • Kitchen/dining again.

                Kitchen/dining again.

              • Living room/hall area looking into the kitchen and outside at patio.

                Living room/hall area looking into the kitchen and outside at patio.

              • Cozy queen-size bed with redwood-view.

                Cozy queen-size bed with redwood-view.

              • Lounge space in private bedroom.

                Lounge space in private bedroom.

              • Other bathroom view.

                Other bathroom view.

              • Perfect for big abalone dinners!

                Perfect for big abalone dinners!

              • Spacious kitchen with full amenities for in-home feasts and fun!

                Spacious kitchen with full amenities for in-home feasts and fun!

              • Dining room with a redwood meadow view!

                Dining room with a redwood meadow view!

              • Living room with comfy sofas and woodstove (firewood included).

                Living room with comfy sofas and woodstove (firewood included).

              • Living room with indoor fireplace. (Not shown: flat-screen, dvds, and movies.

                Living room with indoor fireplace. (Not shown: flat-screen, dvds, and movies.

              • Looking out from bedroom into living room area.

                Looking out from bedroom into living room area.

              • Stone-tile floors and nice hot shower in this recently remodeled bathroom.

                Stone-tile floors and nice hot shower in this recently remodeled bathroom.

              • Dining area.

                Dining area.

              • Under the redwood trees

                Under the redwood trees

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

              $150 per night (USD)
              7

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 12 hours
              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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