Stay at Hookton Wildlife Retreat - a South Bay Getaway, and enjoy views of the Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge. Rumor has it, this 1850 Farmhouse was once called ‘The Road House’ and was frequented by Captain Ulysses S. Grant when he was stationed at Fort Humboldt.
Upon entering the home, you’re greeted with a spacious living, dining and kitchen area that opens to the hillside through gorgeous French doors. It has hardwood floors throughout the common living areas. The kitchen is fully equipped with newer appliances, plus cooking implements and spices for making home cooked meals. it also has an eat-in bar, with three stools, for informal dining. The french doors lead to a deck out back with a bistro style table, perfect for sitting and enjoying your morning coffee.
The large living room has wonderfully comfortable sofa and love seat as well as a small dining room table, with views of the hillside. There’s also an office, for those that may have business to attend to and a laundry room with front loading washer and dryer. The 1st floor bedroom has a full-size bed with its own full bath and large shower. The laundry room also has a door to the back patio, where you can relax and soak up the sun, BBQ, and eat outside with new table and chairs.
The second and third bedrooms and the second bath are on the second floor with views of the hillside and the south bay. One bedroom offers new queen foam bed, large closet and TV with DVD player. The other also has a queen-size bed, as well as a treadmill for those who enjoy in house exercise! Both bathrooms have tiled flooring; the top floor bathroom has a shower/ tub combo, for soaking at the end of a long day.
There are many nearby places to explore, including a floating pier available just 1/4 mile up the road for launching kayak or paddle board, or one can enjoy walks along the beach at the Mike Thompson Wildlife Area; you’ll never run out of things to do while staying at Hookton Wildlife Retreat! There is a plethora of bird species as well as mammals to spot, so nature enthusiasts will want to bring their binoculars! It’s just a short drive to Ferndale or Eureka for supplies, and 45 minutes from Rockefeller Forest, where you can walk among the giant Redwoods…This is a truly magnificent home, we hope you love it as much as we do!