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Parkside Cottage. Walk to Town Square and H.S.U. Great Location

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Charming Craftsman Style Cottage with no adjoining neighbors

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Arcata cottage description

Arcata is located on Humboldt Bay just 7 miles north of Eureka, 10 minutes to beaches, and less than an hour's drive to State and National Redwood Parks, home to the tallest trees in the world.

Enjoy lush redwood groves, miles of pristine coastline, a famous wildlife refuge and a lively town square in a progressive and colorful city. Arcata, which is located between scenic Humboldt Bay and a forested hillside, is a popular destination for visitors who come to experience the tallest trees in the world, enjoy rafting down swift flowing rivers, walk along uncrowded beaches and attend events on the town square, including the Kinetic Sculpture Race, the Oyster Festival, Pastels On The Plaza, the North Country Fair, Arts Alive and the Farmers Market (Saturdays only).

Within a 15 to 30 minute drive from Arcata other popular destinations include Eureka's Waterfront District, also known as 'Old Town', the Victorian Village of Ferndale (where parts of the Majestic and Outbreak were filmed), the quaint fishing village of Trinidad and Patricks Point State Park.

This craftsman-inspired cottage is in a quiet neighborhood adjacent to Stewart Park and is only a ten minute walk to the city center or to the Humboldt State University campus. The cottage interior is comfortable and well appointed, with open floor plan which includes a living, dining and kitchen area. The kitchen is fully equipped with a range, microwave and a refrigerator. The tiled bathroom features a tub/shower combination. The living room sofa makes into a bed which can sleep either one additional adult or two children. Also included at no additional cost is a large selection of DVD movies, wireless internet and many books. Beautiful maple floors, hand woven carpets, a leather sofa and chair, historic photography and original works of art add warm ambiance to the main living area. PARKSIDE COTTAGE is a one bedroom (not a studio)unit which allows privacy from the guest using the sofa bed in the living area. Enjoy a good nights sleep on the queen sized bed which features an ultra-plush pillow top mattress, down pillows and fine linens. Paintings by the owner, an accomplished artist, enhance the bedroom decor. Our accommodation is child friendly and for a small additional charge we can provide guests with the following items: Graco Pack And Play, a safety gate, a high chair and a stroller.


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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Queen size Beds (1) Stearns and Foster, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Full Kitchen complete with a range, refrigerator, microwave, pots, pans, dishware and utensils. Multipure water filter for drinking and cooking. Also included: Wireless Internet, flat screen high definition television, DVD/CD player, bed linens, towels & DVD movies. Bathroom features a tub/shower combination. Baby/Toddler Accommodations Available to guests for an additional charge are the following: Graco Pack n Play playpen, safety gate, high chair & a stroller....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television:

                high definition flat screen...moreless

              • Video Library

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Racquetball
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen:

                Range, refrigerator, microwave...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove

              Outside

                  • Balcony

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  winter
                  Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $135 $145
                  Fri, Sat
                  $770

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $153 $165
                  Fri, Sat
                  $875

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tourism Fee $1
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  For guests staying 3 to 4 nights, we are offering a discounted rate of $145.00 per night; 5 to 6 nights will be discounted to $135.00 per night; 7 nights and longer will be discounted to $125.00 per night. Use of the sofa bed is $10.00 per night. A ten per cent (10%) bed tax and a two per cent (2%) Tourism Fee must be charged to guests staying less than thirty (30) nights.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 12/15/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Beach

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Bicycling, Mushrooming, Beaches, Rivers, Mountains, Humboldt State University, Redwood Trees (tallest in the world), Jet Boat tours, Ocean & River Fishing

                   

                  Manager info

                  About: We have lived in Arcata for over 30 years and we have lived at this property since 1987. We thoroughly enjoy living in Arcata and we especially like our neighborhood. Mountain bike riding is only minutes away. The area is excellent for road riding. No matter what one’s preference for scenery is – forest, seascape, or pastureland, its always easy to take a great ride! We enjoy going to the farmers market on Saturdays, which is only a ten-minute walk from where we live. Local produce is organic and abundant! We enjoy films so consequently we have a large collection of DVD movies, which are available to our guests. We enjoy preparing good meals and do so often. We share our house with our cat Jewels. Jewels was a stray who decided to live with us about 10 years ago – so now we live with royalty.

                  Why Arcata:
                  We purchased a vacant lot in a newly developed subdivision in 1986. What was unique about this subdivision is that the land it was created from was originally used as a playground/ball field for the public school that it is adjacent to. Because of earthquake safety, the school had to be relocated and the property, including the structure that was used as a school, was sold to private developers. Originally, these investors wanted to develop a medium density multi-unit subdivision without a park. The surrounding neighbors protested vehemently and ultimately the subdivision was reduced down from 39 living units to just 17, which also included a 1.25 acre park. Only 3 of the 17 building lots were designated for a supplemental living unit, ours being one of the 3. The other unique feature about our subdivision is that because it is surrounded by historical homes, we were required to build a structure that had historical architecture. This wasn’t a concern for us because we wanted to build a Craftsman style home anyway, which we did. The end result of all of our efforts (community members and neighbors) is that we created a highly desirable area in which to live and it now serves as one of the “jewel” neighborhoods of Arcata. We moved into our cottage in 1987 and lived there until our house next door was completed. What we offer you is a charming place to stay in a quiet, secure neighborhood conveniently located in Arcata.


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                  Photos

                  • Charming Craftsman Style Cottage with no adjoining neighbors

                    Charming Craftsman Style Cottage with no adjoining neighbors

                  • Kitchen and dining area.  Bright and sunny.

                    Kitchen and dining area. Bright and sunny.

                  • Sleep in absolute comfort on the Sterns and Foster mattress.

                    Sleep in absolute comfort on the Sterns and Foster mattress.

                  • View to the south from cottage deck

                    View to the south from cottage deck

                  • Stairway to private deck and Parkside Cottage entry

                    Stairway to private deck and Parkside Cottage entry

                  • Sofa bed in living area which now has a memory foam pad on top of the mattress.

                    Sofa bed in living area which now has a memory foam pad on top of the mattress.

                  • Enjoy morning coffee or an evening libation on the sunny private deck

                    Enjoy morning coffee or an evening libation on the sunny private deck

                  • Stewart School Park, Parkside Cottage is to the right of the blue residence

                    Stewart School Park, Parkside Cottage is to the right of the blue residence

                  VRBO #68502

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                  This listing was first published here in 2005.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 25, 2014

                  $135 - $165 per night (USD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 3

                  View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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