Passionate about gardening. I am a landscape professional and garden coach. Classically trained cellist and animal lover.
Tenaya was a lovely host. She greeted us with chocolates when we arrived for our anniversary and provided great suggestions for things to do and see. The cottage (Rose) itself was perfect. It was very clean and had so much beautiful, natural light. The wood stove fireplace was perfect to keep the place cozy. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook meals and the grill on the deck was perfect for steaks. I enjoyed my coffee on the deck each morning and the space is serene. The birds were singing and there was a nice breeze that made me never want to leave. The location to the dunes was an added bonus. I would highly recommend Tenaya and any of her cottages for a wonderful getaway in Ft Bragg.
Clara's cottage is a must stay place in the Fort Bragg/Mendocino area. 200 yards to incredible sand dunes and the beautiful ocean. The outdoor bath tub gives this charming cottage a unique touch. Tenaya's landscaping skills are on total display with the beautiful garden surrounding the cottage.
I would highly recommend for anyone to stay here if you are looking for a relaxing get away to completely disconnect from the outside world.
It is impossible to put into words the gratitude and appreciation that we have for this beautiful land and the extra special space that Tenaya and Ed have created. This cottage provided a fairytale setting for the most spectacular birthday I’ve ever had. Thank you for the chance to stay here, this experience couldn’t come more highly recommended.
Mmmm and the homemade plum jam and muffins Tenaya made! They powered us up for a day full of getting lost in the dunes!
This was my 2nd stay at Rose Cottage. It really is the perfect place to unwind for a while. It was nice to see Tenaya and her wonderful property again. Just like the my first visit, the check-in went smoothly and we didn't want to leave by the end of our stay. We had muffins, strawberries, and homemade plum jam waiting for us when we arrived and those pretty much did not last to see the next day. I love the muffins Tenaya leaves for us. We spent most of our days on the beach when the weather permitted and nights indoors enjoying a home cooked meal and just relaxing. We are big fans of quiet places and really got to appreciate it during our stay especially at night. The kitchen has everything we needed to cook our meals for the weekend. What I really enjoy about the cottage is all the natural light that comes in the morning and during the day. We had the right amount of privacy and Tenaya even came to see us off before we left. I highly recommend this place and we will definitely be back again.
The best. Our third time here, and definitely won't be the last. Don't know what else we can add at this point, so just book already.
A wonderful private cottage. Tenaya was a very warm host. She welcomed us when we arrived and gave a quick tour of the property and the cottage. The outdoor shower is absolutely excellent. The cottage was a perfect temporary home for us.
There is no cell phone reception at the cottage which depending on your needs could be a benefit or burden. This has nothing to do with the cottage but more the area in general. There's a starbucks a few miles south that has free wifi.
What an amazing stay! This cottage is ideally located a minute away from the most incredible dunes, and very close to Ft. Bragg and other attractions in the area. Tenaya was a great host, and welcomed us with delicious homemade jam and muffins. If you are looking for a quiet and beautiful getaway in Mendocino, this is your place.
We enjoyed our stay at Dora's place. Cute, comfy and supplied all the needs for cooking and relaxation. Just a few beautiful minutes to the beach which stretches on forever. Just a short drive to(website hidden) which is also a fun town to explore. Tenaya is the perfect hostess. We will be back soon.
Our stay was amazing, and felt like an entire week. We stayed three nights, and completely enjoyed the beauty, quiet and comfort of Rose Cottage. We love to hike and we love to eat our own food, so Tenaya's well stocked kitchen is something we look forward to, along with easy access to Ten Mile Beach for hiking. Everything is easy- plenty of firewood, plenty of gas for the barbecue, and plenty of seeds for the birds in the beautiful garden. It is such a treat to sit outside as the sun goes down, barbecue some fresh fish bought in town (at the Safeway!) and watch the birds. Rose Cottage is beautifully built- the woodwork and design please the eye in every direction. This was our second time, and we will be back.
Another wonderful visit to the "sunshine coast". Tenaya and Ed are wonderful hosts. We always wish we could stay longer.
What a wonderful escape! I found the journey mild to and from this truly peaceful and regenerating little home by the sea. I couldn't have asked for more - the weather was fine, the company was friendly, and the gardens, the private beach access, the quiet breeze and flicker of sunlight on the backs of birds fluttering about. Very, very nice.