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The Shellseeker - Private Oceanfront Home with Coastline Views

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Last updated: 07/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Welcome to the ShellSeeker, a luxurious, very private oceanfront home perched on an elevated bluff overlooking Camel Rock, and the Trinidad Coast. The 180 degree view encompasses miles of sweeping swell lines, Trinidad and the harbor lights, and distant Humboldt County shorelines.

Experience true Humboldt County Coastal Living, and enjoy the Redwood Coast in first-class style. With the ShellSeeker as your base camp take the opportunity to discover a hidden side of Humboldt. The ShellSeeker is spacious and efficient, yet elegantly simple. There’s a view of the surf from every room, a well-equipped kitchen, deluxe bathrooms, and pillow soft queen beds. Study the sea from the bluff, the sofa, the kitchen or the master bedroom's built-in and roomy window seat.

Without a doubt, the ShellSeeker’s claim-to-fame is the birds-eye-view of the surf at Camel Rock, Trinidad harbor and its privacy. From the moment you open the door to its breathtaking views, an air of peace and tranquility surrounds you.

No noise here. Just sounds of the sea, the bell and whistle buoys in Trinidad Harbor, or the ocean breeze. Few neighbors and plenty of boat or RV parking. The interior design of the home is elegant and comfortable with high-end finishes everywhere you look. The open living room includes a fireplace, premium sound system and a large flat-screen TV.

The kitchen is outfitted for 8 and stocked with plenty of cookware, spices, and appliances (and a vita-mix juicer) to inspire even the most modest chefs. Locally roasted organic coffee is always kept stocked.

The bathrooms are like personal, mini-spas. The master includes a blue-water and horizon view from the jacuzzi tub, walk in shower, with heated floors and towel rack and premium finishes. No details were left out by the designer.

You can’t escape the ocean’s grip from any room of the house. Even on a chilly summer day just pick a room, grab a blanket, and cozy up next to the window and watch the whales pass by, the surfers down below, or the fishermen troll up and down the coast. You can see the lights of Arcata and Eureka to the south and clear down to Cape Mendocino on a good day. To the North, Trinidad Head frames in the Bay and Harbor view. Enjoy a fresh salmon barbecue from the patio as you unwind from an evening surf or sunset walk on the beach.

Or if you are a surfer, you will appreciate witnessing how the tides influence the break and knowing when the time is right to paddle out. Be the first in the line-up, or wait until moments before sunset to have the waves all to yourself.

The ShellSeeker sleeps 4 in beds and includes 2 extra fold-out sleeping pads.

Please call us before booking to confirm reservations. Hope to see you soon.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Have something specific in mind? Just ask us. Celebrating a special anniversary, birthday, etc?... let us help you arrange something special. Pick our brains, we may be able to help :) ...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    HD Cable Service....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Premium Bose Soundsystem with iPod cable provided....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat-Screen HDTV...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Unobstructed view of the Camel Rock and Houda Point beaches....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Overlooking Camel Rock, Houda Point, Luffenholtz, & Clam Beach...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Unobstructed, panoramic ocean view of Trinidad Harbor to the North, all the way to Eureka and Cape Mendocino to the South. ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Overlooking Camel Rock and Moonstone surf breaks....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Heating system....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless Broadband Internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Outdoor Parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    No washing machine. However, we do provide complimentary Wash & Fold Service offered for qualifying guests. Ask owner for details....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup Mr. Coffee, with locally roasted organic coffee provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Settings for 8...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Gas Range, Granite counters, Vita-Mix Juicer, etc......moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven


  • Bicycles:

    Available through Salty's in Trinidad at guests' own expense....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    BBQ Gas Grill. ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Available through Salty's in Trinidad at guest's own expense....moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Nov 1 - Nov 19, 2015
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Reservation Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 12%


Peak Season: (May 01-Oct.31, 2015)

$300/night for 2 people.

$350/night for 3 or more.

4 night min for Holidays & Graduation weekend.

ShellSeeker is a private home and welcomes guests, however, it is not available for community luncheons, receptions, parties of any kind.

Off Season: (November 1 Thru April 30, 2015)

$275/night for 2 people.

$325/night for 3 or more.

Specific conditions and rates apply for holiday weeks and special events. Four (4) night minimum for Holidays and Graduation week.

4 night minimum on selected holidays and events.

Full payment and taxes due 14 days prior to arrival. Non-refundable.

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Last updated: 07/29/2015
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6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Arcata-Eureka Airport (ACV)
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Ocean Grove or Clam Beach Inn
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Beau Pre Golf Course
150 Miles
Nearest Train
Redding, CA
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Restaurant
Moonstone Grill
175 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mount Shasta
Nearest Beach
Moonstone and Camel Rock

Car: Recommended

Humboldt County, Northern California. Escape the summer heat and discover the Trinidad Coast. Redwoods, Rivers, Beaches. No traffic, no parking meters and no headaches. Walk to the beach, bike to the market, take it slow. Beach town funk, meets first class views. Fresh food, real people, and rugged independence. Pure sun, thick fog, beautiful beaches, and world class fishing in the lower 48. Welcome to Trinidad.


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