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Mid-century cabin, Airstream and sauna along Austin Creek

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Modern cabin nestled among the Redwoods, right on the creek.


Situated among the majestic redwoods of coastal Sonoma County, a mid-century gem is waiting for you, your friends and family.

A rare combination of rustic and modern, nature and comfort a short distance from the hustle of the City.

Perfect for romantics, explorers, wine lovers, and beachcombers.

Why: very quiet, peaceful and private, located right on the seasonal Austin Creek. Avoid the chaos of the Russian River crowd and enjoy the luxury of having private access to the creek. Woods, wine and beach are within minutes.

What: two-bedroom, mid-century cabin, all original details well preserved, very comfortable. 2 queen-sized beds sleep 2-4. Additional accommodations courtesy of a 16’ Airstream, sleeps 1 adult comfortably and 2 cozily. Dry heat sauna with outdoor shower, next to the cabin seats 2-4 people. Creek-side hammocks, BBQ and WiFi. Top of the line ‘70’s era turntable with a nice collection of vinyl. Among the amenities are a lack of cell phone reception and no TV (except in the Airstream).

Where: 5 minutes from the ocean, 15 minutes to Guerneville, and close to many Russian River wineries.

Not recommended for kids under 8.

Fireplace: Typically, we allow guests to use the fireplace from October to April depending on fire hazard issues posted by the local fire department.

Bodega Bay/Jenner - dramatic ocean views, bird watching, whale spotting, rugged NorCal beaches and good selection of dining.

Guerneville / Monte Rio / Duncan Mills – river rafting, summer music festivals, restaurants, bars, bakeries, groceries, and best taco truck around.

Russian River Area – wine tasting, pastoral valleys, restaurants hiking, and biking.

How: 3 night minimum stay, occasional 2 night stay pending availability.

House only, (2-4 people): $250-$275/nt during high season (May-Oct), $175-$195/nt during low season (Nov-Apr) and $275/nt for all major holidays.

House plus the Airstream, (2-6 people): $350/nt during high season (May-Oct), $275/nt during low season (Nov-Apr) and $375/nt for all major holidays.

Property is operated with vacation rental permit.

TOT #1392

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Cazadero House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 8
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , outdoor shower , Airstream
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Loft
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Airstream
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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(18 traveler reviews)

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Mid-century cabin, Airstream and sauna along Austin Creek
average rating of 4.611111 based on 18 reviews

Minimal cabin but comfortable and romantic exceeding expectations

  • 5 of 5

Coming down Austin Creek Road I was getting increasingly excited by the thickening grove of huge redwoods and the front yard of the cabin was teeming with them. The cabin at first seemed a little bare but after a few minutes we realized it was minimal but cozy, comfortable and romantic. It easily accommodated my wife and me and our two girls and we didn't even use the Airstream. The decor was retro but also chic with some throwback touches that were both nostalgic and romantic. We particularly enjoyed the loft "suite" with an awesome collection of jazz and rock records. After stocking the small but functional kitchen we quickly found the path down to Austin Creek. We may have benefited from a very rainy winter but the creek in mid-July was amazing. Far prettier than we could have hoped, surrounded by hills of redwoods and deep swimming holes better than any pool. If you were willing to traverse some rocky beaches and wade in some brisk water, there were endless opportunities to explore. Ending the day on the hammock looking up at redwoods and listening to the creek babble was like a dream. Having one bathroom was not a problem and no TVs was exactly the experience we were looking for. The wi-fi range/speed was totally acceptable. The only complaints about the cabin was that some areas could be better lit at night (kitchen) and a slight musty smell in the downstairs bedroom next to the bathroom which could be managed by opening a few windows. Canoeing down the Russian River, hiking in Armstrong Woods, driving up and down Route 1 (coastal highway) and cruising the back road wineries (try Westside Road towards Healdsburg) made this a trip to remember. I highly recommend both the area and the cabin.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very happy to hear you and your family enjoyed the house and the area. Thank you for the kind words about the decor, it was a labor of love:) We always appreciate feedback on making our place more comfortable for our guests, thank for the suggestions on the kitchen lighting and downstairs bedroom.
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  • 5 of 5

An incredible cabin situated on a beautiful piece of land. Perfect for catching up with old friends or just getting away from the city!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Only Mistake...

  • 5 of 5

...was that we didn't book this cabin longer!

Stayed in this cabin for 2 nights and it was worth every penny. Absolutely charming and incredible. It was just isolated enough that we were able to enjoy the Redwoods in peace, but close enough to the Pacific Ocean and a number of cute towns and wineries.

We are absolutely coming back time and time again. This place is truly a hidden treasure.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well maintained adorable mid century modern cabin

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED our stay! The house is well appointed and the privacy was perfect for our much needed weekend getaway. We weren't able to use the fireplace which was too bad but understandable with high fire danger before the rains set in. One recommendation for future guests - bring slippers - the main part of the cabin had some difficulty warming up and the floor is particularly chilly. Otherwise - enjoy the well maintained property with great attention to detail. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

Sweet house and lovely piece of property!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Missing the cozy factor big time

  • 2 of 5

First off, we are true adventurers. We've been on a 6 week camping trip, sleeping in a small pop out tent, most of our camping trips are TRUE off the grid locales. So, we can ruff it. When we stay at places such as this cabin, we're prepared for not as cozy as our perfect home. But um...nothing cozy about this place. We would've been cozier in a tent and sleeping bag. First off, as soon as you step foot into the cabin, you're hit with a STRONG mold and mildew smell. That never goes away. The beds...we slept in the 'cozier' upstairs room the first night. The bed, sheets, comforter all smelled like mold. The bed felt damp for some reason. Our legs even feeling clammy and damp from lying in it. The second night, we decided to try the downstairs bed. Didn't smell like mold but felt damp as well. I dunno...nothing as anti cozy as a damp bed. We never got great sleep there. We were in town for wine tasting/my birthday weekend and in it would've been great to be able to lounge and feel comfy in the cabin after wine tasting. One of the huge sellers for us in renting this cabin was the photos of the fire place. Don't even think about using it. Comes with so many high maintenance instructions such as 'outside temp has to be colder than indoor temp and no real wood.' Decor is cute, mod, nice enough amenities in kitchen but that's pretty much it. Too bad. In the summer, would be a great spot for a summer getaway. But we'll never stay here again. What was up with the mold smell and damp beds...seriously.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so sorry to hear about this issue. We wish you had contacted our property manager right away, we could have made your stay more comfortable with dry sheets and comforters. I have checked with our property manager and she confirmed that nobody had contacted her. We encourage our guests to report issues or problems to us as soon as possible so we can help to fix it. This year's unusually heavy rain season was a blessing for California but created some issues for the house. We are dealing with this issue now by airing the house and keeping the heat on low even when the house is empty. Again, our apologies you had to deal with this but thank you for bringing it to our attention so we can fix it for future guests. Regarding the fireplace, we stated in our listing description that it's temporarily not operational. Sorry if this wasn't clearly communicated. The fireplace is original from the late 60's and we have been on an epic journey trying to restore it while making it user friendly and safe. If all else fails, we plan to replace it with a Malm replica before next winter.
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Speaks: english, russian
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Anya

Anya has worked as a designer in the clothing industry for over 15 years and is obsessed with good design. She believes that our everyday surroundings play a huge role in our happiness and well being. Especially when we travel.

She was born in Moscow, lived in New York, Brussels and made San Francisco her home where she currently resides with her partner Trent and two kids. Trent is a librarian by day and mixologist by night.

Anya purchased this house in 2014


Nearest Airport
100 Miles
San Francisco International
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Northwood Golf Club
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Northwood Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Northwood Golf Club
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Car: necessary

As you can see from the photos, we are surrounded by redwoods. Old California still alive and thriving here. Unspoiled beauty from the redwoods to the ocean. This place feels very remote, but is minutes away from many activities.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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