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Redwood Getaway

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Last updated: 08/19/2014
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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 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!

Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Please smoke outside, not indoors....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

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

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome

          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

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Very spacious...moreless

          • Dining
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room

          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

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

              Communications

                  • Internet:

                    wireless satellite internet is available for your laptop. However, as we share limited data, streaming video (Skype, Pandora, Netflix, Youtube,etc) is not allowed...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill:

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

                  • Deck / Patio

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic

                  Location & View

                  • 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

                  • Rural:

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

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Cycling
                  • Surfing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Kayaking
                  • Golf
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Hiking
                  • Groceries
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shelling
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Restaurants
                  • Library
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fishing
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer
                  May 1 - Oct 1, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $140
                  $770 $2,600
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $140
                  $770 $2,100
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $25
                  • Taxes Included

                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Last updated: 08/19/2014
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                  Location

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

                  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 5 between its cozy BEDROOM w/ queensize bed and LIVING ROOM w/ kingsize pullout sleeper couch and daybed.

                  LARGE KITCHEN is well-equipped for cooking and entertaining. A couple or individual could enjoy the spacious single bedroom house, or up to 5 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: 1981

                  About the owner: Fresh out of college at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, I am happily home in Mendocino working several jobs and enjoying the beautiful outdoors and friends I grew up with. I recently traveled to Central America with my life partner Lucy to enjoy the Dec. 21, 2012 end of the world, and guess what? We made it! Yay for a New Era, come enjoy it with us on the Mendo Coast. Will & Lucy are now residing in the Rocky Mountains for a change of pace, and I am managing the property myself. 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... 'Blessed are the Children who dwell amongst the Giants'

                  Why the Owner Chose Mendocino:
                  When my father, Lucky Lennox, fled New Orleans for San Francisco in '69, he eventually found himself on the Mendocino Coast, particularly hanging out at a Zen commune on site of an old goat farm and orchard, called Big River Farm. Twelve years later, after a return to his home and a life as a Mississippi River Ship Pilot, Lucky returned to Mendocino and bought Big River Farm. Within a few years he met Debbie, and before the end of the decade they had two homeborn children, my sister Anna and I. While Lucky is now retired and enjoys the silence of the Redwoods in Comptche, my mother Debbie and I keep the Farm together and manage the rentals. 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..


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • The Zendo

                    The Zendo

                  • 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.

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

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

                  • 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!

                  VRBO #465608

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Monday, July 07, 2014

                  $140 per night (USD)
                  5

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 08/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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