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Living Room w/butterfly ceiling and soaring 18 foot walls surrounded by Small loft/study/game room with extra twin sleeping nook looking into tree branches
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GUEST HOUSE in young redwood forest

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Carolyn

GUEST HOUSE in young redwood forest

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean13 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Carolyn is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Authentic, rustic, retreat for 1 or 2 guests. Surrounded by young redwood forest, with privacy and a fire view wood stove. Unplug for the week/weekend or stay glued to the mad pace with screaming fast wifi!

YES books have been written here. The latest:
'Chaos Monkeys', was published in June by HarperCollins, and stayed about four weeks on the NYT and WSJ bestseller lists.

Amenities

Standard: Wifi, Kitchen, Laptop friendly workspace, Heating, Hair dryer, and 8 more
Other highlights: Free parking on premises, Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 floor mattress

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

Availability

404 Reviews

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Julie User Profile
Julie
October 2018
Randall and Carolyn were excellent hosts and their place was such a lovely little cabin in the woods. Roaring fireplace, full kitchen, bed nestled between windows looking out at the forest. Great place to read and relax. Breathtaking ocean cliffs a short drive away.
Gigi User Profile
Gigi
October 2018
This is a special spot, a refuge. It's truly quiet, truly beautiful, and truly comfortable. From the bright fresh linens to the capacious wood stove, I felt like I had landed in my fantasy of a perfect retreat. A spectacular hike along the north coast cliffs is an easy 15 minute …
Samantha User Profile
Samantha
October 2018
Carolyn's place was a little difficult to find but totally worth the stay upon arrival. Randall was wonderful to communicate with.
Ron User Profile
Ron
October 2018
This is a very serene and comfortable place. The host provided some great tips on local hikes and things to see. If you want a quiet, wooded setting while still having creature comforts, look no further.
Victoria User Profile
Victoria
September 2018
Such helpful and thoughtful hosts. The cabin had everything we needed for the stay. The detailed directions to the house were crucial and the recommendations for attractions were spectacular. Felt like a home away from home but even better! I wish I had time to read Carolyn’s nov…
Vijay User Profile
Vijay
September 2018
Stay at this property was amazing , break from the busy city life . Hosts were really helpful , they were very responsive and made sure we had the best stay possible . I will definitely visit back again !
Jordon User Profile
Jordon
September 2018
The space is gorgeous and well done. You can tell it was made with love. Internet is speedy, hot water steamy, and the beds we're dreamy. Fast response and communication, only light mosquitoes. Not much sunlight due to the trees. Lots of space heaters and a fireplace to keep you …

Hosted by Carolyn

San Francisco, California, United StatesJoined in July 2011
Carolyn User Profile
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Carolyn is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm a novelist, short story writer and essayist. Born in Bar Harbor, Maine, I've lived for the past twenty years in Northern California, where I direct the MFA programs at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. My husband, Randall Babtkis, is also a writ…
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Response rate: 100%
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