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Shell Cottage on Humboldt Bay in King Salmon - Dock in Backyard! Clean & New

Sleeps100
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 680 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

Stay and relax in our pet friendly cottage by the beach! Shell Cottage is a private cottage with located on a canal with a securely fenced front and back yard for your kids and dog. Dock access is gated and offers a slip for canoes, kayaks, and row boats if you choose to bring them. (Access is definitely tide sensitive). A public, dog-friendly beach with gentle waves is a wonderful place for walks, picnics, and sand castles.

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The Shell Cottage is a cute little one-bedroom home right on a canal in King Salmon, a fichining village just south of Eureka. The Master bedroom has a queen bed, little sitting area and access the back yard and canal. The living room features a large flat screen TV with cable an DVD, a cozy sitting area with queen pull-out couch, and fresh nautical charm. The dining area seats 4, there’s also a picnic table in front yard for some outdoor dining. The bathroom is spacious and features a large jetted tub with shower. There also gas barbecue in the back yard and seating by the dock and canal (See Photos).

A family of river otters frequent the area, as do sea lions and sea birds of all types. Great fishing on the jetties on either side of the beach that are within walking distance.

Shell Cottage is located across the street from Johnny's Marina and RV Park (with long term tenants in trailers as well) where you can slip your boat overnight or have extra guests stay in the RV campground with full hook-ups. Local dining is available with walking distance at famous local restaurant Gil's and also the Boathouse.

Things nearby to do include the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge (which experienced kayakers can reach by bay) the Avenue of the Giants, Sequoia Park and Zoo, Bear River and Blue Lake Casinos, Old Town Eureka, Woodley Island, and much more. A little further away we have Prairie Creek State Park (where Return of the Jedi was filmed) and Fern Canyon (where Jurassic Park was filmed). Do not forget about Humboldt Lagoons for kayaking, shelling, fishing, and swimming and Lady Bird Johnson Grove, Samoa Dunes and Samoa Cookhouse.

Eureka itself is just a few miles away with malls, Costco, and theaters and many other things you may need. The thriving arts communities in Victorian Ferndale, Arcata, and Eureka have much to offer both day and night including live shows, art exhibits, and community events. Del Arte in Blue Lake is always offering wonderful, innovative shows as well as Mad River Brewer tasting room, one of the many fine breweries in Humboldt County. Many of those same communities have Arts Alive nights one night per month. Plenty to do - come to the Shell Cottage and enjoy all we have to offer!

Any 30 day booking will be charged double the cleaning fee. If it is not automatically added in your booking, we will add the charge for you. We do this because we come in mid-stay and change your linens and do some light cleaning!

More Details

Property Manager
Heather
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017

Amenities

Eureka House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 680 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 100
  • 1 Queen bed, 1 Sofa Bed bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Attractions:
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
Notes:
Dock in backyard great for keeping kayaks, canoes, row boats, but is tide sensitive and not usable during a negative low tide.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
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Shell Cottage on Humboldt Bay in King Salmon - Dock in Backyard! Clean & New
average rating of 4.345238 based on 84 reviews
5

Comfy

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

It was a vlean quite comforrable stay with awsome views and privacy who could ask for more loved it

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: Aw Shucks, thanks! Shell Cottage is such a cute, pet friendly, private place right on the canal. We are so glad you loved it. We look forward to your return!
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Petaluma, Ca
5

peace at last

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We had stayed at this lovely hideaway during the summer and couldn't wait to return. It is such a lovely area and brings us close to Humboldt state where my son attends college. The rental is always clean an comfortable and inviting with an atmosphere of peace and quiet. We will return again and again.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: Wonderful to hear! The yard in the back on the water, and it being pet friendly are two great reasons to visit Shell Cottage, as well as the things you mentioned! We look forward to having you back soon, and please look us up at Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals when booking your next stay!
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4

She'll Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

She'll Cottage is a very comfortable cottage, with enclosed garden and dock. It is very well maintained and has a well equipped kitchen. We stayed here because we brought our kayak and could launch from the dock and paddle around the lagoon. I probably wouldn't stay here if I didn't have one. The area is a little sketchy, and not particularly attractive. Good fish n chips around the corner.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking time to leave a review of Shell Cottage. We are happy you enjoyed your time there, as have many others! It's perfect as a launching pad for kayaks, as well as those just looking for a serene stay near the water. We've never had any issues with the area, indeed, many guests at Shell Cottage are return visitors. We hope to include you on that list, and would love to have you back to Shell Cottage soon!
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Livermore, CO
5

❤️ Shell Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Second time we have stayed at Shell Cottage and we love it. Quiet, peaceful, great location. The cottage itself is perfectly comfortable and has everything you might need.,We hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope to have you back too! So happy to hear you've been to Shell Cottage before, and returned to enjoy its charms again! It's so wonderful to find a pet friendly home for your vacation, with a secure yard so you don't have to worry and can just relax and enjoy the time you spend at Shell Cottage. Sounds like you've found your vacation home, at Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals we have over 100+ properties,so there really is something for everyone. So happy to have you back. Cheers!
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Oroville, CA
5

A little gem

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We had our corgi with us so this fenced in little gem was perfect. The kitchen has well stocked cupboards (not food items) and I probably could have make a Thanksgiving dinner. We liked the location being outside of town. I would say it would be small for more than 2 people but we were very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear that Shell Cottage was a good fit for you! The kitchen is full size, perfect for making dinner and a large dining room table for eating in. It's perfect for pets, as the yard is completely contained. It is quite a sweet little house with chairs out back, off the dock, to watch the birds at sunset. What a relaxing way to spend an evening. Thanks again for leaving a review of Shell Cottage, please come back soon and visit Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals when planning another excursion to the North Coast!
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Shingle springs, CA
5

Cute cottage

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

As was the last time we stayed here, everything was great! Well equipped kitchen, even a crock pot. Will definitely stay here again next year

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Judy for taking a moment to review Shell Cottage! It sounds as if you've stayed before and have returned to enjoy Shell Cottage again. That's so great to hear, we love having repeat visitors, it means our guests are happy! Thank you for staying with us at Shell Cottage, I'm sure we'll have you back again, So please visit Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals when planning your next stay. Thanks so much!
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Located in the quaint fishing village of Salmon Creek - just 5 minutes south of Eureka. Surrounded by the bay and you can see the harbor entrance to the Pacific nearby - short boat ride. Also, nice fishing off the jetties that you can walk to. Great for kayaking too!

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