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Mid-century cabin, Airstream and sauna along Austin Creek

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

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

PRICING REFLECTS 4 PEOPLE MAX FOR THE USE OF THE HOUSE. AIRSTREAM IS AN ADDITIONAL $109 AND SLEEPS 1-2 ADULTS.

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. Currently, we are having some issues with this vintage fireplace. While the professionals troubleshoot possible fixes, it will not be in service until we can find a solution. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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.

More Details

Owner
Trent
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

About Trent

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.

Trent purchased this house in 2014

Amenities

Cazadero House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , outdoor shower , Airstream
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Loft
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Airstream
Entertainment:
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Mid-century cabin, Airstream and sauna along Austin Creek
average rating of 4.4615383 based on 13 reviews
2

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: Mar 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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4

Lovely home in a beautiful setting

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend here with a few little hiccups. The house is gorgeous and beautifully furnished. The setting is idyllic; we loved the redwoods and running creek. The airstream rental ended up being unusable due to a leak, but the hosts were prompt in response and took care of us. We were never able to get the fireplace working without filling the house with smoke, even when following instructions and making sure it was cold enough outside. We were bummed, as we were really looking forward to that aspect of our stay. The kitchen is a bit tight/lacking a few items for cooking big meals, but our stay was overall very nice.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mountain View
4

Cozy and Fun!

  • 4 of 5

This was AMAZING! The creek was running, and the kids LOVED it! It was perfect to play around, the current was not too strong. VERY kid-friendly!

The cabin was cozy, and everything was neat from the moment we first got there.

We went to the creek almost EVERY day! The kids built a fort in the trees, made a rock collection, saw some wildlife (multiple banana slugs, a gecko, and more), swung from tree branches over water, went floating down the creek in some inner tubes we bought, and ran down to the creek every morning after breakfast. The phrase "I want to go to the creek!" was commonly heard.

We took day trips to Armstrong National Forest and Jenner. The cabin was the perfect place to plop down and rest after a long day.

We managed to play badminton with the provided equipment. After a few tries, we managed to get it down pat (well, sort of).

A few problems: We couldn't figure out how to get the sauna to work, but it had a wonderfully powerful scent of pine (very relaxing!). Also, the oven didn't work.

Overall, the stay here was AWESOME and I would LOVE to come back. One of the BEST places EVER!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great property for a weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

This lovely 1960s period cabin was extremely well-maintained, very clean, and is situated in a picturesque location in a redwood grove. The lofted bedroom provided a charming spot to relax, listen to some classic vinyl on the record player, and gaze out the giant A-frame windows into the trees. The kitchen was well-equipped for a mix of stovetop and grill cooking, with plenty of places to stock up on food (the Safeway in Guerneville is less than a 20 minute drive from the cabin). The sauna was surprisingly easy to use and added a great way to unwind after a long day of kayaking down the Russian River and hiking in Armstrong Redwoods. We also enjoyed using the fireplace. The owners Trent and Anya provided thorough directions for getting to the house and instructions for enjoying the amenities. It's a beautiful property and a great weekend getaway.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Charming, thoughtfully designed cabin in a great location

  • 4 of 5

We had a super family holiday. There was still enough water in the creek in May for a proper adult swim, and the location is superb. The vinyl really made it for us - though finding Purple Rain was a bit of a tearjerker! The trees on the plot are stunning and there are some lovely touches in the cabin. It was perhaps a little less pristine than the photos suggest, but actually we loved the period appliances and original fittings still intact.

Our only suggestions would be relatively small things: Even on hot days the cabin is chilly first thing, so with hard floors we wish we'd brought slippers. The outdoor security lights rather spoiled the ambience at night - we couldn't see the sky or the stars, and they shine right into the cabin with no obvious place to turn them off. We were also a little unnerved by the 4 or so webcams pointed around the plot.

But overall we had a great time in a very special spot. Thanks Trent and Anya for sharing your space with us.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis
4

Great little get away on the River

  • 4 of 5

Loved the concept, furnishings and overall vibe of the cottage. Some beautiful redwoods on the property, located on the bank of the river. It was nice to not have distractions of a TV. The turn table was a pleasant surprise and a good mix of vinyl made for some entertaining evenings. a beautiful 10 minute drive to Guerneville ca and 20 minutes from the coast. Overall great, peaceful getaway with the family.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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
116
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Northwood Golf Club
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Jenner
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.

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Rates & Availability

Cazadero House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season'17
May 30 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Fri,Sat
 
 
Independance Day'17
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Summer'17
Jul 4 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$265
From
$285
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day'17
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Fall'17
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$285
Fri,Sat
 
 
Winter'17
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
From
$195
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thansgiving'17
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Low season'17
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$195
Fri,Sat
 
 
Holiday Season'17
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
$275
 

Additional information about rental rates

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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