About this listing
Just outside the historic village of Mendocino ... ramble up a redwood forested country road to this natural light-filled, private, detached guest studio boasting a vaulted ceiling, wood and slate floors, skylight and toasty warm wood fireplace.
A private detached guest studio apartment for your romantic getaway, retreat, digital detox, or vacation.
The natural light filled private suite boasts a vaulted ceiling, skylight, wood and natural stone floors, full bath shower/tub combo, storage for hanging garments, and over-sized wood stove with firewood for ambiance and to keep you toasty warm.
Studio furnishings include a plush Queen bed for a single or a couple, and table for two. Quality cotton linens, pillows, towels, comforter, and duvet are freshly washed, fluffed, and ironed before your visit.
Additional conveniences include coffee maker (with fresh ground coffee, decaf, & tea selection), microwave and mini fridge; great for keeping snacks and beverages close at hand but not suitable for meal preparation.
For night star gazing and daytime relaxation …. cedar deck in front with two teak steamer chairs.
Parking just outside your door.
We strive for a peaceful zen environment for our family and guests including a "shoe free zone" on the wood studio floors. Pack your comfy socks.
Our family home and residence is steps away from the studio, sharing the same driveway.
Just let us know your arrival time, and upon request, the wood stove can be glowing upon check-in.
Centrally located on the coast just outside the village of Mendocino, the studio is in close proximity to numerous whale watching spots, seal rookeries, California State Parks, California Coastal Trail, California Coastal National Monument, beaches, and rivers. A leisurely coastal scenic 5 minute drive, less than 2 miles, brings you to the heart of historic Mendocino Village. Outdoor adventurers often bike or hike to the village.
Interaction with guests
We warmly welcome guests to our home and community. Our interaction is a balance in respecting guest privacy while being accessible and providing a local experience.
Other things to note
Property and home strictly smoke free and drug free.
Smoking and drug use is not allowed.
Strict no pet policy. (Except the ones that already live here.)
Wood Heat only (studio pre-heated upon request - wood included)
Shoe Free Zone on wood floors
Bicycles and Surfboards not allowed inside studio (can be stored outside or in carport)
Maximum number of guests: 2 Adults
Some cell phone carriers may not fully function; email for details (Verizon Wireless now has 4G service here; Sprint and US cellular may have service as well). We have a land-line always available for use if needed.
Wifi access speed is relaxed country broadband speeds
Desire a "Media-Free" stay? Let us know and we'll be happy to turn off the studio's WIFI broadband extender.
On our green, eco-friendly wildlife sanctuary, fumigation, pesticide use or other toxic chemicals are avoided inside the studio and on the land.
Please contact us with any questions.
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Hike or bike to:
Van Damme State Park
Big River State Park and Estuary
Mendocino Headlands State Park
California Coastal Trail
Russian Gulch State Park
California Coastal National Monument
Little River Blowhole Trail
Jug Handle State Reserve & Jughandle Ecological Staircase
The Mendocino Bay Overlook
Caspar Headlands State Recreation Area
Point Cabrillo Light Station
Mendocino Woodlands State Park
or the Pygmy Forests.
Looking to explore other local communities in addition to Mendocino? Drive along the coastal route north about another 10 minutes to Fort Bragg and Glass Beach. Little River, Caspar, Fort Bragg, Albion, Elk, Westport, Navarro are all in limited driving range, too.
For a longer excursion drive to:
Stornetta Public Lands National Monument
Navarro River Redwoods State Park
Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area
Montgomery Woods State Reserve
MacKerricher State Park
Hendy Woods State Park
Point Arena Lighthouse
William Standley State Recreation Area
Mailliard Redwoods State Reserve
Manchester State Park
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Mendocino National Forest
Round Valley Indian Reservation
Sinkyone Wilderness State Park
Smythe Redwoods State Reserve
Are you coming to the Mendocino coast to decompress and reboot, for a vacation, retreat, workshop, wedding, digital detox, SF Bay Area get-a-way, conference, symposium, seminar, class, winter Pacific Coast Storm Watching, whale watching, fungi foraging, an exhibit, or meeting; perhaps the at the Mendocino Art Center, The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Mendocino College, Mendocino Film Festival, Winesong, Mendocino Coast Writers Conference, TedX, Living Light Culinary School, Mendocino Beer, Wine, & Mushroom Fest, Mendocino Music Festival, Whale Festivals or Wine & Crab Festivals?
We strive for a peaceful zen home and property for our family & guests.
Property and studio strictly smoke free and drug free
Smoking (of any type) and drug use is not allowed inside or out
Strict no pet or animal policy (Except the ones that already live here)
Wood Heat only
Shoe Free Zone on wood floors
Bicycles, Surf Boards, etc. not allowed inside studio (can be stored securely outside or in our covered carport)
All guests must have email address, phone #, and IDs verified with Airbnb
Maximum number of guests: 2 (2 Adults only)
Guests agree to honor "shoe free zone" on the wood floors.
Rule #1: "Leave it as you found it"
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
Located close in to just about everywhere on the Mendo coast: the historic village of Mendocino, Little River, Caspar, Fort Bragg, Elk, numerous California State Parks, Big River, and the Pacific. Hike, bike or drive right from our Mendo Guest Studio apartment.
Us? ~ Eclectic, well traveled, semi-professional couple. Our worlds continue to expand through friends, visitors, travel, personal connections and new interests.
“Voyage, travel, and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca
“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson
"Oh the places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss
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