Crafted ocean 2b/2ba cabin, acreage

House - Entire home/apt · Gualala, CA 95445, United States

This flower covered 2bd/2ba redwood house is a paradise. Private, secluded-a quarter mile above the ocean in Gualala. Off grid with satellite wifi. Amazing stars, hear waves, breathe the fresh air. A memorable family vacation, weekend retreat.

The Space

Nestled in the redwoods on a 40 acre sustainable organic farm, brick oven bread bakery. Hand built out of wood from the land, with many recycled building materials. Unique and comfortable.

A filtered ocean view. The house is between the towns of Gualala and Point Arena above Hwy 1 off a gravel road. Two large bedrooms, one upstairs with two full/double beds. A queen bed in the master bedroom with a twin day bed. Down comforters and line dried 100%cotton sheets. Two bathrooms, walk in shower, soaking tub.

Enjoy a basket of our organic produce and fresh eggs from our chickens.The kitchen has all the dishes, pots and pans you could want to cook great fresh food. Beautiful gardens surround the house and our garden flowers will greet you inside.

Amazing amenities include a large soaking tub in one bathroom and a walk in shower in the other. Dry you hair in the heat of one of the wood stoves, no hair dryers, not compatible with the solar power. Soak up the sun off the master bedroom sun deck. Swing or take meals on the spacious covered porch. Dogs are not compatible with our many farm animals.

Miles of remote trails for walking, including the new Stornetta Lands National Monument next to Point Arena Lighthouse.

Take a day trip to Mendocino, Fort Ross, the Giant Redwoods, Anderson valley,or Point Arena lighthouse. Miles of rivers to paddle, spectacular beaches to walk. Or stay and play local with the many restaurants, coffee houses, bakeries, art galleries and gift shops.

Guest Access

Miles of remote trails, very close to Stornetta Lands National Monument, Point Arena Light house, rivers and ocean. Restaurants, coffee shops and local shopping close by. Mendocino, wineries and redwoods within an hour drive.
A basket of herbs and veggies and some organically fed chicken eggs will be provided, as well as flowers in the house when you arrive. Satellite internet, wifi, a shared landline phone w/ local and long distance calling within the United States, available. Cell phones do not work here.
Children over 8 months count as guests .

Interaction with Guests

We live on the property but not within view . We can help with any questions or problems.

The Neighborhood

Rivers and Beaches, Point Arena Lighthouse. Shopping, Farmers Market on Saturdays in Gualala. One hour to Mendocino, redwoods and wine tasting in Anderson Valley.

Getting around

We recommend your own mode of transportation. Please let us provide you with the most reliable directions to our off grid lifestyle.

Other Things to Note

Think of packing a flashlight and maybe slippers to wear in the house.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 7
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 4
Extra people: $25 / night after 4 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $1050 /week
Monthly Price: $2600 /month
Security Deposit: $250
Cleaning Fee: $35
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s), Cat(s), and Other pet(s)

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  • We had a fabulous stay at Katie's cabin. There were 6 of us - 4 adults and 2 kids. The house was very cozy. Wood burning stoves added a nice charm, helping creating a getaway feeling. Our kids also loved the rope swings outside and sitting by the 'campfire' outside. The house is close to Gualala Point Park and Schooner state beach, both amazingly beautiful. We had a very special Thanksgiving getaway and will want to come back again!

    December 2013
  • We had such a great time so peaceful, loved the homemade sourdough bread the fresh chicken eggs the vegetables from Katies garden the flowers and everything else. We would love to come back again.I think that anyone who came here would go away with a happy feeling.

    November 2013
  • We gathered for a weekend of study, discovery and socializing. Our group of four found Bacon Creek Ranch house and the surrounding grounds to be all that we needed. The house was well stocked, always comfortable and laid out nicely for our individual and group needs. Within the house and moving about the property we were often delighted by the discovery of the little icons and touches that characterize Bacon Creek. I personally was encouraged by the regard for sustainable living incorporated into the house infrastructure and outfitting.
    Katie was communicative and welcoming before and upon our arrival. As one member of our gathering put it, "...it was obvious that she put a lot of effort and energy into making our stay comfortable."

    October 2013
  • My boyfriend and I had the most relaxing weekend away at Roseman Creek Ranch. The cabin is immaculately clean and comfortable. We just loved its hand-built creativity. The temperature had already dropped outside as we took a mid-October trip, and Katie had plenty of wood stocked for us and woodstoves laid with wood, so all we needed to do was light a match to get them going (Country Living 101 for us city dwellers!). There are 2 woodstoves but they work so well that we only needed to fire one up to heat the whole house. We feasted on 3 different kinds of kale, tomatoes, broccolini, lemon cucumbers, green onion, parsley, artichokes, farm fresh eggs and freshly baked sourdough bread all weekend from the land.

    The 2nd day we ventured up to the gardens and property where Katie and Dennis live and got tours of the property. We were both inspired by Katie's vision of creating and feeding community (both literally and figuratively). What they've done with the land they own is seriously impressive, turning nutrient empty clay sand into fruitful gardens, lush with organic fruit, vegetables and olive trees. Their energy and love for what they do is apparent and we fantasized about leaving the city life on our 3 hour drive back to San Francisco as a result :)

    We will definitely be going back for another stay- I highly recommend this get away to anyone wanting a nice retreat.

    October 2013
  • Cabin was right in the middle of the redwoods. Katie had left fresh flowers in every room, organic fruits and vegetables on the tables. She stopped by in the evening with a loaf of bread fresh out of oven made with nuts and herbs. It was the most delicious bread I've ever had. We loved the warmth from the wood burning stove at night while watching movies. We loved sitting in the sun on the deck in the morning or having a fire in the fire pit, while humming birds flying around. I talked about our memorable experience to my daughter. She wants to go with us next time.

    October 2013
  • We were delighted with our stay at Katie's wonderful cabin. A remarkable location in the midst of a redwood forest, exceedingly well built by her husband. With gorgeous master bedroom and adjacent outdoor porch, a tiled shower to die for, ample kitchen facilities, highest cabinetry quality cherry wood furniture, wood burning stoves with ample wood and kindling supplied -- an off-grid gem. It was certainly more than the 4 of us expected. Only suggestion -- bring your own bar soap if you prefer that to liquid soap.

    October 2013
  • mply amazing! The property is beautiful, and the house is cozy and serene. We arrived to fresh sourdough bread and eggs, a plethora of veggies, and beautiful, fresh cut flowers in EVERY room.

    The highlight of our visit was spending time chatting with Katie, the owner. She was hospitable in every way and accompanied us on a tour of the property. My dad loves to talk, and so he enjoyed talking architecture and local history with her. My mom LOVES to garden, and Katie allowed us full access to explore her lush garden of vegetables, fruits, and flowers. She even lent us a basket, which we filled to the brim of all things yummy: butter lettuce, tomatoes, sugar snap peas, beets, artichokes, pears, cucumbers, and much more. My husband loves animals, and so he enjoyed making friends with Katie’s precious dogs, little duck, chickens, and sweet horses. Even our dog was smiling as he ran free and followed his new pals down to the creek.

    We strongly recommend a stay at Katie’s off the grid paradise. What a great way to decompress and center oneself. We hope our paths cross again with you Katie. You have left a big impact on us all.

    September 2013
  • Staying at this off-grid cabin was magical and renewing. My husband, our dog and I had a great time sleeping, hiking, and cooking meals in Katie's fully-equipped kitchen. This is a beautifully made, well thought out cabin with porch swings and rocking chairs aplenty for reading. We highly recommend taking some time to slow down among the redwoods from the cabin, and we will be back!

    August 2013
  • The Host Katie was extremely friendly and personable. Soon after we arrived she arrived with her dogs and greeted us to show us the ropes. It was a pleasure meeting her and the cabin was BEAUTIFUL. She left us with a gift basket of food from her garden which was delicious. It was a wonderful experience which I would suggest to most anyone!

    August 2013
  • This place is awesome! It is ridiculously beautiful with a lovely garden out front, porch swing and a back deck with a comfy sofa and chairs. In the afternoon, my son and I curled up on that sofa reading while a young deer nibbled on grass outside the gate. Inside there is a wedgewood stove that worked wonderfully (we made all meals at the house with no problems), two wood burning stoves for heat, and great beds with down comforters.

    During the day we visited local beaches and the Gualala river but mostly we just hung out on the property. My son loved walking up the hill to see the owners horses and dogs. All in all a wonderful get away. We will be back.

    August 2013
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52 yr. old friendly, married,woman.Traveling w/ and without husband,and children three daughters 25, 17, 7. We live off the grid, mostly self sustainable, and are building an organic farm on the Mendocino coast of Ca. Gardener for thirty years. Worked in a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery for over twenty years. Bake naturally leavened bread in brick oven. Have chickens, horses, dogs, cats.
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