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A Family Home in Ferndale, the Victorian Village, California

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Your home as our guests with an old-fashioned porch and wrap around deck

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Last updated: 03/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ferndale house description

Francis Street Home was built in the Craftsman style, heated with warm-floor, furnished with family favorites, antiques, art and rugs, wireless access, Dish TV, telephone and DVR. The kitchen is fully equipped: dishwasher, stove, refrigerator, appliances, and full laundry room.

From the old-fashioned porch and wrap around deck, you can enjoy the wildlife, or just relax and watch the cherry petals drift down.

Set on 1/2 acre, Francis Street Home has two bedrooms with adjustable twin beds, two full bathrooms, den/office (with sofa bed), large living room, dining nook, kitchen and laundry room and outside barbecue. Two parking spaces. The beautiful, landscaped yard includes a swing-set and play house for younger children. The city park is just around the corner.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be of legal age....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Please advise in advance of bedding needs. Parents are responsible for supervision and safety of children. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking indoors....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Small to medium dogs only. Discuss in advance with owner....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    No outdoor ramps....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

    Second bedroom has adjustable twin beds, full closet....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Adjustable....moreless

  • Master bedroom furnished with 2 twin beds, full sized closet, dresser, chest of drawers....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Master bathroom with full-sized bathtub. Second bathroom has shower.

Other Amenities

  • Francis St. Home is very private, but the historic town of Ferndale is a block away. It is one of the few intact victorian towns in California, so you can stroll through town and enjoy the history and architecture, or easily drive to the ocean and redwoods....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Selection in a variety of topics, history, current event, novels, local history....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    HD movies....moreless

  • Television:

    HDTV, DVR...moreless

  • Toys:

    Swing set/ slide combo for younger children. Park with bocce court, baseball and basketball 1 block away....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village:

    On Francis Creek, redwood craftsman style house on landscaped 1/2 acre, very quiet and secluded. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Surf Fishing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining nook with formal dining table, six chairs, buffet....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Propane furnace with heated floors....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi Fi....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Will provide clean linens every 3 days for longer stays....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open living area, with love seat, modular sofa, Persian carpet....moreless

  • Parking:

    2 outdoor parking spaces....moreless

  • Telephone:

    For local calls only, please....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Will provide clean towels every three days....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washing machine with liquid detergent....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Electric filter coffee maker with filters, coffee grinder....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped with Corning ware dishes, serving dishes, pots and pans, utensils. Serves 8....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Separate kitchen, 1 exterior window, 1 pass-through, tile counters....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave over stove, with exhaust fan....moreless

  • Oven:

    full-sized oven, with broiler....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper, basic spices, a little flour, sugar. Locally roasted coffee, local organic eggs, local milk, baked goods for first breakfast....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full-sized refrigerator with freezer....moreless

  • Stove:

    Full-sized stove. Propane....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster oven....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Porch, deck with table and 6 chairs, and alcove with bench....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    1/2 acre grounds, large lawn, cherry and alder trees overlooking creek....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal BBQ/smoker available....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,225 $4,050
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $30 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Basic rate is $225.00 per night up to 4 persons in party. For additional guests $40.00 per person per night. Occupancy limit 6.


Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 03/01/2015
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Arcata, CA (ACV)
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Victorian Inn
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Eureka Municipal Golf Course
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 101
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Victorian Inn
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Centerville Beach

Car: Necessary

Ferndale is a lovely small Victorian town with the entire town listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Access to Redwood National and State Parks is just a short drive. The drive along the Lost Coast over Petrolia through Rockefeller Forest is described as the most scenic drive in the world. The best description of Ferndale's quiet, picturesque atmosphere is 'Brigadoon'.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: We, Carlos and Marilyn Benemann, by mistake took the right turn off Highway 101 across Fernbridge 36 years ago, and have been in love with Ferndale ever since. We own a two-story Craftsman house, built in 1912, right across the yard from your Francis Street Home. We owned antiquarian bookstores in Ferndale and Eureka for 25 years, until Marilyn retired. Carlos continues his career as a California court certified Spanish and German interpreter. We love talking with our guests about books, foreign travel, horses and the good life in Humboldt County. Francis Street Home was built as a retirement dream home for Carlos’ parents. We now want to share it with you.

Why the Owner Chose Ferndale:
WELCOME ! To a quiet, comfortable, redwood Craftsman style home, on a landscaped half acre. Bordered by Francis Creek, just a block from the city park and downtown stores and restaurants.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
As you cross Fernbridge from Hwy 101 and drive through the bucolic scenery, feel the stress from your daily hustle slip away. Drive past the beautifully preserved Victorian buildings on both side of Main Street, Ferndale, which becomes Francis Street after Ocean Street.1 and 1/2 blocks to a long driveway on the left. Turn up the driveway at 176 Francis Street. You have arrived. Francis Street Home is your home away from home and downtown and the restaurants on Main Street are only a block away.


Contact us

Speaks: german, spanish

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Your home as our guests with an old-fashioned porch and wrap around deck

    Your home as our guests with an old-fashioned porch and wrap around deck

  • Your home makes a perfect base to explore what the redwood coast has to offer.

    Your home makes a perfect base to explore what the redwood coast has to offer.

  • The home has radiant floor heating, so slip of your shoes and enjoy the warmth.

    The home has radiant floor heating, so slip of your shoes and enjoy the warmth.

  • Fully equiped kitchen with everything you need to prepare and serve your meals

    Fully equiped kitchen with everything you need to prepare and serve your meals

  • Just curl up in the den on the sofa with a good book.

    Just curl up in the den on the sofa with a good book.

  • The sofa in the den pulls out to a queen size bed for two additional guests.

    The sofa in the den pulls out to a queen size bed for two additional guests.

  • ...large sliding door closet and......

    ...large sliding door closet and......

  • A second bedroom with individually adjustable beds and...

    A second bedroom with individually adjustable beds and...

  • The wrap around deck with glass tables and very comfortable rocking chairs

    The wrap around deck with glass tables and very comfortable rocking chairs

  • This is your home as our guests.

    This is your home as our guests.

  • The beautiful, landscaped yard includes a swing-set and play house for children.

    The beautiful, landscaped yard includes a swing-set and play house for children.

  • At the end of a fun day, enjoy relaxing in our peaceful, comfortable living room

    At the end of a fun day, enjoy relaxing in our peaceful, comfortable living room

  • The dining nook with a panoramic view of the garden and Francis Creek.

    The dining nook with a panoramic view of the garden and Francis Creek.

  • Decorated with our collection of oil paintings, etchings and fine carpets

    Decorated with our collection of oil paintings, etchings and fine carpets

  • The Office includes Dish TV, phone and Wifi.

    The Office includes Dish TV, phone and Wifi.

  • The master bedroom with it's......

    The master bedroom with it's......

  • ...the master bedroom bathroom

    ...the master bedroom bathroom

  • ....a second bathroom with a shower.

    ....a second bathroom with a shower.

  • overlooking the landscaped yard with fruit and hawthorne trees.

    overlooking the landscaped yard with fruit and hawthorne trees.

  • Welcome!!!!

    Welcome!!!!

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
    14
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: german, spanish
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 90%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/01/2015
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