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Vacation Home on the Beautiful Smith River - North Coast, Ca

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms , 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-7)

No matter what the season, Gasquet is always beautiful! Inquire soon as the Months of May-September always fill up fast! Mid-January - Mid March is traditionally blocked off for our owners during fishing season, if you are coming up to fish, make an inquiry with us and we can often accept last minute rentals January - March even if the calendar shows booked.

WHY STAY IN A SMALL HOTEL ROOM when you can have all the comforts of home in a beautiful surrounding. For 2017 we have upgraded all bedding with;

Memory Foam Mattress pads, new pillows, new 1100 thread count sheets, new Microfiber blankets, new lodge style quilts

This is a private vacation house on the Smith River and completely furnished with all modern conveniences. Very private on one acre of land. All landscaped by nature with many pine, cedar, fir and madrone trees.

Our vacation home is located within the Smith River National Recreation Area along the banks of this pristine river. Only eight miles to the west is Redwood National and State Parks where some of the tallest redwood trees in the world reside.

Twenty miles west is the Pacific Ocean and the southern entrance to the Oregon coast. Fifty miles east are the Oregon Caves National Monument. We have 150 feet of riverfront property where you can, swim, snorkel, kayak, canoe, raft, fish, or just relax and enjoy the scenery.

If you are into winter steelhead fishing this is the place to be, December thru March. There are several fishing spots on the property and in the area we can guide you too. When the river level is at the bottom of the ramp fishing is perfect right there!

If you are in the area come by and check us out. We are right on the waters edge at 600 Gasquet Flat Rd, Gasquet, Ca. Look for the 'BMH LODGE' sign on the pine tree in front yard.

Keywords: 1400 Square Foot Home

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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017


The owners of BMH live out of the area. They rented BMH many times through the years, and when it went up for sale, they bought it! That way, when they want to come up and fish, its here for them!

We bought the house across the street in 2014, just moving here from Crescent City. It just made sense to manage BMH for the guys, so close, can keep an eye out for them when they're not here! My husband and I are retired, absolutely in love with Gasquet! It's quiet, wonderful warm summers, and of course, the north fork of the Smith River! There is no river as beautiful as the Smith! You can count the rocks on the bottom in the summer, watch the shades of green change, day to day, in the winter!

MARIAN ALLMAN purchased this house in 1990

Why MARIAN ALLMAN chose North Coast

This is not like a lot of California. We have the ocean, the giant redwoods, the cleanest and clearest river in the U.S., the Smith of course. Our county of Del Norte has only 25,000 people and no polution.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a great holiday week we had! The house was cozy and well equipped. The guys got fish and we hiked and ate a wonderful Thanksgiving meal. We saw a bunch of Salmon coming up to spawn on our hike up Mill Creek... Beautiful! Thank you so much... we will be back!
Nov 2015
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Gasquet House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • Double Beds (3) These double beds can in some cases sleep 2 people in each., Twin or Single Beds (1).
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
In addition to a wood stove our main source of heat is electric central heating.


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Vacation Home on the Beautiful Smith River - North Coast, Ca
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 94 reviews
Arlington, VA

Quiet river escape

  • 5 of 5

We traveled down the Oregon coast into California to see the big trees. We stayed at this wonderful VRBO rental. Owners are warm and welcoming, and they live right across the quiet street if you need anything. The house is located literally next to the river. From the river-side deck, we enjoyed the relaxing sounds of the Smith River. We did get in the river to wade around, but I would highly recommend you have some sort of float and sturdy shoes (my flip flops were not the right choice!). The water is only about waist deep, but the float would let you just relax a bit. The house itself was comfortable with just enough rustic feel to blend in with the natural setting. One of the mornings we rented kayaks (~$250) for a half day to paddle down the Smith River passing by the big trees of Stout Grove--thanks Mariam for the recommendation! We also took several walks along the quiet neighborhood street. There's a market at the end of the street that sells local treats, like soft-serve ice cream. The house is well stocked and clean.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Rusk Family, for your wonderful review! I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay in our beautiful Gasquet!!
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  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time. The house was clean, the kitchen very well-stocked and the river gorgeous. I wish I was sitting on that back deck right now! Next time we will stay longer.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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awesome place, beautiful and the neighbors are excellent!

  • 5 of 5

perfect river cabin, eveythings was as advertised!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Great people, great place, awesome stay! Only downfall was the fact that we didn't get to spend more time there!! The house was well stocked and provided for everything we would need! Owners are wonderful people with insights into what to see around the area that isn't known to the general population! We will be coming back in the future!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable riverside home

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed staying at this Gasquet (Gaskey) home. The back deck is right over the river and is so peaceful and beautiful. The manager is very helpful and easy to reach. There are 2 bedrooms with 4 beds total. Both bathrooms are clean and comfortable. The kitchen is supplied with most of the things you'll need if you cook. It's near the Redwoods, which is why we were there. I'd definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our family trip to the magnificent Smith River! Surrounded by incredible diversity of wildlife. We saw a mother duck with her ducklings, river otters, newts beautiful flora along the river bed (just to name a few things) right from the property! Marian was very helpful with suggestions of things to do on the area. We spent two of the days we stayed there just hanging out on the river in our tubes. Very accommodating home for the two of us, our 6 year old daughter and two dogs! Can't wait to come back!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: That's wonderful! It's always nice to have guests enjoy the area as much as we do!! Thank you, Chelsea, Mike and Darlene! We'll look forward to seeing you all again!
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Del Norte
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Del Norte Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 199
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Hiouchi Cafe
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Crescent City --- South Beach


Rates & Availability

Gasquet House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 16 2017 - Sep 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 16 2017 - Nov 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 16 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75

For Rentals of MORE than 10 days, deposit is not refundable if cancellation less than 30 days before rental starts.

For reservations greater than 10 days during the months of May, June, July, August or September we have a modified cancellation policy;
Cancellation less than 30 days prior to rental, full forfeiture of deposit
Cancellation 30-59 days prior to rental, 50% of deposit is refundable
Cancellation 60-89 days prior to rental, 75% of deposit is refundable
Cancellation greater than 90 day's 100% deposit refundable

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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