The Cottage at Winje's Farm

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Entire guesthouse hosted by Jan Winje

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the guesthouse to yourself.
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The Cottage was built in the 1860's by the first pioneer/settler. Miller Creek is named after him. It has been lovingly restored to meet modern requirements without losing any of its charm. We are your only neighbours for miles around.

The space
Fully furnished, air conditioned, private bathroom, private deck and garden. Parking. Organic garden, in season. Generous breakfast ingredients include homemade bread and jam made from our own fruit.

All linens, bathroom, bedroom and kitchen are personally laundered, sanitized and laundered by me.

The Cottage is a fully furnished and equipped (cook's kitchen!) open plan living space with vaulted antique board ceilings and filled with light. It accommodates a couple luxuriously and a small family comfortably.

The barnyard is enormous and offers many secluded, shady corners in which to while away a lazy afternoon.

Accommodation is completely private, including deck, bathroom, garden and parking.

Winje's Farm is on Upper Lake, Surprise Valley and guests have easy access to the lake's edge. Our Wetlands Restoration Project is also on that side of the farm and offers unique opportunities for birders, photographers, and nature lovers generally.

Nearest towns, Cedarville, CA and Lakeview OR. Full service towns, both. Cedarville is 17 miles from the farm and Lakeview, approximately forty, over the magnificent Fandango Pass.

This particular corner of California is unique and beautiful with a full range of experience for explorers, from the wide and wonderful deserts of Nevada in the East to exquisite hiking trails and wilderness areas of the Warner Mountains to the West.

We do not have traffic jams, busy highways, shopping malls, crowds and noise. Just perfect peace in a perfect place, to hike, fish, walk, read, write, or do absolutely nothing.

Wifi on the premises, password provided on arrival.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Lake access
Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
TV
EV charger
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Backyard
Luggage dropoff allowed

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Where you’ll be

Lake City, California, United States

Surprise Valley is almost Heaven. From the vastness and majesty of Nevada in the East, to the astonishing natural wonders of Southern Oregon and the very edge of California. National Forests, hiking trails, wild flowers, game, birds, clean air, silence, prehistory and history in the landscape and towns all around.

Hosted by Jan Winje

  1. Joined in September 2011
  • 50 Reviews
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I am from South Africa, married to Russ and we live on our gorgeous farm here in Surprise Valley. We count a family of foxes as our pets and grow an organic garden which we love to share with Cottage guests. Generous breakfast ingredients in fridge and store cupboard, so if you're not in the mood to shop, or stop for dinner, no problem, you can easily rustle up a light supper from your supplies. My home language is Afrikaans.
I am from South Africa, married to Russ and we live on our gorgeous farm here in Surprise Valley. We count a family of foxes as our pets and grow an organic garden which we love to…

During your stay

As much, or as little as our guests require. We are available. The Cottage is self standing and private. I am Afrikaans, not a language available on the Airbnb list. Please do not request to book after 6pm? I will not see it until the next day.
As much, or as little as our guests require. We are available. The Cottage is self standing and private. I am Afrikaans, not a language available on the Airbnb list. Please d…

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $100

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