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Thoreau cabin/woods/write your book

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Thoreau cabin/woods/write your book

2 guests
Studio
1 bed
Half-bath
2 guests
Studio
1 bed
Half-bath
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Simple cabin deep in redwood forest, with screaming fast wi-fi. Clean with rudimentary facilities (no bathroom – just an outhouse adjacent). Hot water at sink for sponge bath, plus hot outdoor shower, totally exposed to forest and sky, as a backup.

New pricing includes mandatory 11% in local hotel taxes.

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace
Heating
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 floor mattress

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants - Small, cabin in the woods suitable for 1 or 2 adults. Sleeping mattress in open, un-guarded, loft, accessed by simple wooden ladder.
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with keypad

Availability

297 Reviews

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Andrew User Profile
Andrew
September 2018
What a cozy little retreat! We had a wonderful time in the quiet atmosphere, enjoying the woods and the beautiful coast nearby. Pt Arena is a sweet little town and the cabin is a great place to explore from. Randall was an exceptionally thoughtful host. We'll be back!
Stephanie User Profile
Stephanie
September 2018
Loved our time here. The pictures don't do it justice, I was just blown away by the charm and feel of the cabin when we were approaching it and walked in. Loved all the little touches, and it's amazing to be surrounded by all the beautiful trees with the ocean off in the distance…
Neil User Profile
Neil
September 2018
If you need to just get away for a while, this place is perfect. It's so far removed from everything that I slept beautifully and got intense rest in a short period of time for not too much cost. I loved it and have been spontaneously smiling since I got back.
Michael User Profile
Michael
September 2018
Randall,'s hospitality was amazing. He emailed us tons of local suggestions and directions. Be sure to print out the directions as 4G is very spotty in the woods, although the wifi in the cabin was very fast. Absolutely wonderful cabin, I felt like I could read for a month in tha…
Beata User Profile
Beata
September 2018
Randall was great providing us will an abundance of information about the place & things to do locally. Very detailed instructions & great communication throughout - unfortunately we had to cancel our stay due to an emergency but Randall was supper helpful, refunded us the second…
Marcia User Profile
Marcia
September 2018
It is rustic and remote, but very relaxing with everything you need. I especially loved the hot outdoor shower. The interior space and bed are small, so the cabin is well-suited for one person or an intimate couple. Very quiet and peaceful, nicely designed, and very comfortable. …
Daniel User Profile
Daniel
August 2018
Randall’s place is fantastic. It's a wonderful spot to unwind and connect with nature.

Hosted by Randall

San Francisco, California, United StatesJoined in July 2011
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Randall is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Los Angeles native transplanted to New York City for grad school and several years teaching at a private, 4 year, women's college in Boston. Now residing in the tiny city of Point Arena on the Mendocino coast, I'm a writer finishing work on my first "non-fiction novel." I also te…
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