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The Haven at Jenner - Very Private Sonoma Coast Cottage

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

One bedroom home on a private half-acre just a half mile from the ocean & river

If privacy and romance are on your mind, The Haven is the ideal location for your next getaway. Located in the coastal village Jenner-by-the-Sea, this one bedroom cottage comes with all the essentials for a perfect retreat to the Sonoma Coast. This magical place where the Russian River meets the Pacific Ocean provides a setting of unspoiled natural beauty--the perfect place to snuggle in front of a wood fire, star-gaze on the deck, or relax in a hot-tub, surrounded by the sounds of the surf echoing from the hillsides.

Located on a private 1/2 acre lot and only 1/2 mile from the River Mouth, this property is ideally situated for a variety of activities, including kayaking, hiking, wine tasting and exploring the Russian River and Sonoma Coast Beaches.

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Amenities

Jenner Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Large sunken tub with separate shower stall.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 twin/ single
  • Queen bed in main sleeping space (sleeps 2). Twin bed in loft space (sleeps 1). Please note: The loft is accessible only by climbing a narrow, vertical ladder (great for kids and other nimble people). Also worth noting: The house has an open floor plan. The main sleeping space does not close off from the rest of the house.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private 1/2 acre lot. Convenient location to the Jenner Headlands, Russian River, wine country, redwood forest and Sonoma coast beaches.

Reviews

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5

Very romantic! If your are looking for a place that is quiet and private then you have found it!

  • 5 of 5

This is the 3rd time that we have stayed here at the Haven! We will be back! The Haven is quiet, private and disconnected! No internet, no cell service (there is a land line for emergencies), but that is part of the reason for staying here. The Haven is a romantic tucked away spot that has the basic necessities for comfort. A comfy bed, private hot tub, cozy fireplace, and the basics for a kitchen. The Kozubal's are wonderful owners. Responsive when needed (first time the BBQ was out of gas and they got us more within a few hours) and non intrusive when not needed. Thank you Carrie and John we will be returning to The Haven at Jenner real soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything we hoped for

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, relaxing. Hot tub had birds singing during the day, stars at night. Such a lovely little seaside town. Thank you Carrie!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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More "rustic" than anticipated

  • 3 of 5

This house looks a bit better in pictures than in real life. I was expecting something a little more modern; the reality was that it smelled pretty musty and had lots of miscellaneous stains on the old carpet. It still made for a nice weekend getaway - quiet and peaceful - and we enjoyed the sunny deck and the digital detox (no cell service). Kitchen was well equipped, compared to most rental properties. The bluetooth speakers were a nice touch. Definitely bring eye masks - the skylight makes the bed area incredibly bright, especially with a full moon. We had to buy garbage bags, but the house was otherwise stocked with most of the necessary cleaning supplies. We couldn't help comparing it to other rental properties we've stayed at (for comparable prices), and it didn't quite measure up - I don't think we'll be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry to hear this guest was disappointed with parts of the house. It sounds like the housekeeper forgot to put a garbage bag in the large can in the kitchen and that was a definite miss on our part--our guests should never need to purchase basic items like trash bags and cleaning supplies (especially for a 2-night stay). We provide those essentials and I regret the oversight. If a guest were to notify us of missing essential items during their stay, we would have it addressed right away. We agree that the 3-yr. old carpet does have visible stains and is near the end of it's life. Unfortunately, a previous guest can cause damage to a vacation rental property that cannot be completely remedied before another guest arrives. I expect the "musty smell" this guest noticed was due to an attempt to spot clean some of the carpet stains--not an ideal process during the winter when carpets take longer to dry. New wall-to-wall carpet is on order and we are working to ensure any musty smells are addressed in the home. Guests who stay at The Haven are notified about the skylight above the bed in their reservation document and we offer several helpful suggestions in that document--including bringing a sleep mask for anyone who likes to sleep later than sunrise (or earlier than sunset). Great advice!
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wonderful

  • 4 of 5

this place is truly a haven. best things: privacy, view, quiet, access to hiking and river and cafe aquatica, hot tub. possible issues: need to build fires a LOT. electric cooktop. chemicals in hot tub.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The Haven was perfect for a relaxing ladies weekend away. It's a short walk to Jenner, has beautiful views and is cozy as can be. The hot tub was great and the kitchen was well stocked for cooking. Thanks for the wonderful weekend away in such a special area.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super Relaxing

  • 4 of 5

Flew in from Florida on our honeymoon to The Haven. It was very relaxing. I thought it was a little smaller than anticipated but who really needs a big place for a honeymoon? The Haven was well stocked with towels and sheets and all the necessary items. Jacuzzi was turned on and nice and clean for our arrival. I thought the place could use a little more heat but then again, we’re from Florida. Loved seeing the stars at night while laying in bed but the moon shining in at 3am was a little annoying. Wish the sunlight right above the master bed could be closed. All in all, very relaxing and it was what we wanted for our honeymoon; to just get away from it all.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner

Carrie Kozubal
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Carrie Kozubal

We are Sonoma County locals who love to celebrate living in one of the most spectacular places on the planet with our kids. Though we are not able to spend nearly as much time at the coast as we would like to, we are happy to share this little piece of paradise with our guests.

Carrie Kozubal purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Carrie Kozubal chose Jenner

We both love being near the ocean, and knew that we would live at the coast 'someday.' We were not in the market for a house, much less a vacation home, when Carrie visited this home with a friend and fell in love with it. When we found out a short time later that it would be available to purchase, we jumped at the opportunity. We were just in the right place at the right time.

What makes this cottage unique

The most special part of The Haven to us is the spirit/mojo/vibe of the place. The home was designed and built by an architect who had owned this land for many years before building the house as his own retreat, so it was built with an incredible awareness of/sensitivity to the surroundings. It is private, intimate, relaxing, and invigorating.

We love sitting in the hot-tub at night (especially in the rain), and listening to the waves crashing and the stream rushing by. We love having breakfast in the morning and wine and cheese in the afternoon with the hummingbirds.

We love that this is a place that our dogs and kids enjoy as much as we do!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Blessings to you and to this beautiful space. Today is my birthday and I am so grateful for this sanctuary to realign myself in divine rebirth. This is truly a magical spot on the planet. I was happy to see QuanYin here--infinate mother of compassion--and the hummingbirds--eternal messangers of true love and joy--they are my constant companions of comfort. Thank you for the warm water and fresh air. You hold a sacred place here.
Jan 2007
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Santa Rosa Airport (STS)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
El Tiuron, The Rivers End
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Northwood Golf Course in Monte Rio
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The River's End, Cafe Aquatica, El Tiburon
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Goat Rock State Beach
Car: necessary

Sonoma Coast Beaches, Russian River Beaches, Wine Tours and Tasting, Kayaking Tours and Rentals, Paddleboarding Tours & Rentals, Amazing Hiking Trails, Horseback Riding, Birding, Sight Seeing, Fine and Casual Dining

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Pet Fee $20

Holiday reservations of less than 3 nights will be charged at the weekend rate.

Sonoma County Occupancy tax of 12% is charged on rental, pet and cleaning fees.

International credit card surcharges will be billed to the guest if owner is not notified of the charges in advance.

Homeaway/VRBO service fees are not assessed by the homeowner and are not included in the nightly rental rate.

Sonoma County Transient Occupancy Tax Certificate #564N

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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