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Tranquil Zen Jewel Sanctuary

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 640 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

This exquisite Asian jewel is set in beautiful, peaceful, private gardens with a large pond. Gorgeous custom-made furniture, Bose surround-sound, spa-like glass block shower. Quiet, clean, radiant heat under bamboo floor warms the soul and feet. A truly inspiring space with tons of architectural details. Quarter of a mile walk over sand dunes (50 yards away) offers unique access to shoreline of Ten Mile beach and river in the Fort Bragg sunbelt. Because this section of beach is only by private access, it's relatively deserted. Many guests choose to come for a solo retreat. There's a deck and props for yoga, a firepit with wood provided, and a barbeque with charcoal provided. 40 bird species within a one mile radius of the cottage.

Come, relax, unwind, decompress from the city and reenergize your spirit!

Sleep in comfortable queen Flo-Bed (latex) with the surf as a lullaby and birds as your alarm. Four state parks nearby for kayaking, canoeing, hiking etc. Fort Bragg and Mendocino shops and restaurants 10 to 20 minutes respectively. Lost Coast 30 min. north of Westport.

Sorry, no pets.

Licensed massage therapist available on-site by reservation

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Owner
Lindsay
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2017

About Lindsay

I'm a 34 year resident of Fort Bragg- all that time practicing as a psychotherapist but now retired. My other occupation is tending my Japanese garden! I love walking on the virtually deserted dunes and stretch of Ten Mile beach. All my guests comment on the serene, peaceful feeling of the property and the attention to detail. I live in the main house on the property.

Lindsay purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Lindsay chose North Coast

I custom built the cottage originally for friends to enjoy when visiting.

What makes this cottage unique

Peace, quiet, beautiful natural surroundings and easy access to a little used stretch of the beach. 40 bird species within a one mile radius of cottage.

Amenities

Fort Bragg Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • spa-like glass block walk- in shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size deluxe latex Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Swimming in the natural pond is possible. The Japanese garden is a main attraction. Sand dunes are just steps away.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(132 traveler reviews)

Tranquil Zen Jewel Sanctuary
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 132 reviews
Santa Rosa
5

Sublime beauty, spiritual bliss

  • 5 of 5

If you're tired, stressed, overworked & underappreciated you should book a stay with Lindsay and her Zen Jewel cottage. When we arrived, Lindsay greeted us and helped us with our luggage, showed us the cottage and offered suggestions for our anniversary dinner. She's very helpful, yet was very respectful of our privacy.

Now on to the property... it's AMAZING! We found ourselves breathing deeper, walking in the beautiful Japanese gardens, seeing the reflections off the pond, and the sounds of birds filled our senses. We spend time each day walking around the property and taking tons of photos of the lovely flora & fauna. At night, we kept our windows open a bit to hear the songs of the frogs, crickets and the ocean - great music to lull us to sleep each night. Speaking of sleeping, the bed was lovely! We both slept very comfortably.

The cottage is a masterpiece of Japanese building techniques and the custom made furniture stays within the design style. Everything was comfortable, beautiful to look at and quite functional. The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare meals, the Bose sound system made movie watching a treat and the bathroom was beautifully appointed with high quality linens and soaps.

We also booked massages at the cottage, through a suggested from Lindsay and that was excellent too. Can't say enough about this lovely retreat. It's a wonderful place to recharge, get centered and grounded and just to relax.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home and setting

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 2 nights as part of a Northwest coastal tour. The home and property were perfect as a base for our sightseeing in the area and for relaxation. A great stay from every aspect.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exquisite Japanese-style cottage in stunningly beautiful garden setting!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage and the gardens provide the perfect setting for rest and relaxation, but also serve as an excellent location for exploring Fort Bragg and surroundings. The cottage itself is beautiful and has everything you need. The Japanese garden is simply breathtaking. Walking through it, one truly forgets the outside world as the birds sing to you and the foliage reflects on the pond's surface.

I am recommending this cottage to all my friends and I know I will come back often. Thank you, Lindsay, for creating such a magical spot.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

So serene

  • 5 of 5

We picked this property because we were looking for a peaceful place to spend our vacation. This cottage could not have been better. Aside from the sounds of waves, frogs in the evenings, and birdsong in the morning, it is silent here. The cottage itself is elegant, comfortable, and well equipped. We loved sitting in the living room and watching the hummingbirds in the garden. We had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chico, CA
5

Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Zen Jewel is: beautiful inside and out, impeccably clean, both elegant and comfortable, and well-appointed. This lovely little home exceeded every expectation we had for our 5 day stay there. Lindsay is a wonderful hostess, friendly and sweet, and we had all the privacy we needed, too. From the home it is an easy walk across the Inglenook Dunes to an endless sandy beach, and when we did want to go to town, it was just a few minutes drive. If you decide to rent the Zen Jewel, and I highly recommend it, get everything you need in town before you arrive, as once you are there, you will not want to leave. We have rented a number of VRBOs in Ft. Bragg and this one is the best by far. We can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely guest house in peaceful neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

Lindsay met us at the house and showed us through, then left us to our vacation.

The house is beautiful and well maintained as represented in the listing pics.

The quean bed left us well rested with no back pain. And the kitchen had everything we needed to cook with. The bathroom has a large shower, big enough for two, comfortably.

Lindsay keeps a beautiful garden and we enjoyed eating outside on the large deck.

We are looking forward to coming back next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
189 Miles
Sacramento or San Francisco
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Piaci's (beer, wine and food)
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Little River (public)
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Historic Skunk Train Ft. Bragg- Willits
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 1
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Purple Rose (Mexican)
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Ten Mile River and Beach
Car: necessary

Swimming in natural pond on property is possible. An outdoor firepit with chaise lounges is available.

Licensed professional masseuse available on-site by reservation. Sand dunes just steps away.

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Rates & Availability

Fort Bragg Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$195
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

damage deposit is fully refundable assuming no damage.
Stays longer than 7 nights are negotiable
25$/night/person over 2 people

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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